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4_EDIPEuropean Design Innovation Platform Launch Event

As of January 2014, the Design Council is excited to be working with the European Commission to deliver the European Design Innovation Platform (EDIP) - a new online platform that will bring together those interested in design for innovation, in business and in the public sector.

On behalf of the European Commission and the 14 EDIP partners, the Design Council would like to cordially invite BEDA members to the EDIP launch event on 25th March from 14.30 to 18.00 in Brussels.

This is an invitation-only event at which you will:

  • have the opportunity to meet key individuals from the European Commission and hear their vision for design.
  • gain an overview of upcoming EU funding opportunities related to design and innovation.
  • be able to shape the development of the platform and the support programme that will surround it, so that it delivers practical support that meets your needs.
  • meet others from the private and public sectors interested in how design can drive innovation and growth.

If you would like to join us for this event, please visit to register your interest by adding your name to the waitlist.

Over the next three years, the EDIP consortium will be engaging with BEDA members to bring them the latest thinking in design for innovation from across Europe.

Contact: Ailbhe McNabola This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • EDIP Partnership
  • Design Council (Coordinator)
  • Lancaster University
  • Birmingham City University
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Danish Design Centre
  • Nesta
  • Business and Cultural Development Centre (KEPA)
  • Applied Research and Communications Fund
  • Estonian Design Centre
  • Invest Northern Ireland
  • La 27ème Région
  • Luxinnovation
  • Dšola
  • European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL)

051212_EuropeanHouseThe European House of Design Management project began at the end of 2012. The EHDM aims to effect knowledge transfer from the private to the public sector by developing new resources for design management. The resources can co-exist and be integrated into existing structures and DM models.

051212_EuropeanHouseThe European House of Design Management is a new Europe-wide design management project aiming to improve knowledge transfer from the private to the public sector. The project will build on successful design management (DM) processes and behaviours within the private and corporate sectors, and will adapt a set of three DM tools to develop design management competency in the public sector.

DesignIssuesinEuropeToday_CoverIt is the combination of artistry and usefulness that makes design the creative industry par excellence. As the future growth of the European economy depends increasingly on our strengths in creativity, innovation and ideas, areas in which Europe has a pre-eminent record of achievement, we have to find ways to maximise the potential of these skills in order to maintain international competitiveness and expand its position as a world leader.

Additional Info

  • Keywords Competitiveness, Innovation

Contact BEDA  Koloniënstraat 56, 1000 Brussels (Belgium) t. (+32) 2 217 39 77  f. (+32) 2 217 99 72
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