Documents & Publications

Guidelines for collecting and interpreting design data

On February 13th 2014, €Design took part in the Expert Workshop on Measuring the Use and Economic Impact of Design: New Perspectives on Innovation, with the participation of EU, OECD, Eurostat, NESTI and WIPO representatives to share the knowledge and

A guide to EU funding (2017 edition)

In response to the evolution of the world economy and its impact on Europe, the European Commission proposed a set of programmes to boost jobs, growth and investment across the European Union.

BEDA European Design Forum Report

The BEDA GA+, an additional day during the General Assembly, was initiated in Milan in 2015 to allow members to share their experience, discuss current challenges in design and encourage closer collaboration.

Survey on Membership Benefits

The BEDA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS SURVEY was developed for BEDA by the “Cluster on Membership Benefits” to map the existing benefits and services delivered by professional designers’ associations as well as other organisations representing

Report on WIPO SCT 37th session

Report on the 37th session of the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) WIPO, Geneva from 27-30 March 2017.

Design in the Circular Economy

The European Union have revised the Circular Economy package; through this latest Position paper and related actions, BEDA can strengthen its position as the design authority at European Commission level.

Supporting innovation and opportunity in EU design IPR

In the positioning paper, BEDA offers some proposals with the aim of supporting opportunity, enterprise and innovation in EU design IPR. 

BEDA Vision on the Design Profession

Through its positioning papers, BEDA offers guidance to members in addressing changing demands on individual design practitioners, design firms and the design industry at large.