Design & Creativity Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Design & Creativity Working Group.

Design & Creativity WG Leader

Leader

Giulia Chiarel

Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen – South Tyrol

Design & Creativity WG Leader

Leader

Anna Spechtenhauser

Stuttgart Region

Design & Creativity WG Leader

Leader

Konsta Ylimaunu

Helsinki EU Office

Design & Creativity

The Design & Creativity WG aims at raising the awareness of design and creativity as tools and drivers for innovation in different sectors and across Europe.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

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Design & Creativity WG meeting

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

We are happy to invite you to our first working group meeting of 2020! We will share with you the annual plan and discuss potential meetings, e.g. study trip and the details of this year's edition of

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Design & Creativity WG: Planning for 2020

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

In order to start planning activities for 2020, all Design & Creativity WG members are invited to a meeting where we will discuss the possible topics for the year ahead. The meeting will take

WG Events

WG Events

Information webinar on Cultural Heritage in Action project

Cultural Heritage in Action is one of the actions of the European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage  of the European Commission. The project shall empower cities and regions to strengthen their cultural heritage policies and initiatives as well as develop innovative solutions to preserve cultural heritage assets. ERRIN is one of the partners in this project led by EUROCITIES. If you want to know more about this initiative, click here. Within the project we will produce a catalogue of 30 good practices from EU cities, regions, urban, non-urban and rural areas that are innovative,…

Design & Creativity WG meeting

We are happy to invite you to our first working group meeting of 2020! We will share with you the annual plan and discuss potential meetings, e.g. study trip and the details of this year's edition of Design Days. Our speakers will be: Michael Thomson, Consulting Managing Director of the Bureau of European Design Associations (BEDA) who will focus on BEDA clusters, in particular on Cities and Users. Isabelle Vérhilac, Vice President of BEDA and Head of Business and Innovation in Cité du Design.   We are looking forward to seeing you!…

Briefing session: "Peer-learning scheme on cultural heritage for cities and regions"

Regional experts in the field of Cultural Heritage have a unique opportunity to learn from their peers and exchange best practices!   ERRIN is part of the successful consortium, led by EUROCITIES, who will implement the "Peer-learning scheme on cultural heritage for cities and regions" on behalf of the European Commission.   The peer-learning scheme comprises 3 tasks: Identification of good practices (30) and creation of a catalogue Organisation of peer-learning visits (12) Analysis and dissemination   The aim is to support peer-learning activities for local and regional experts on…

Scoping The Horizon Workshop

A two-day strategic planning and proposal workshop at MetroLab will take place in Brussels in December. The workshop hopes particpants will share the burden of consortium forming and proposal preparation, allowing them to work collaborativley across different calls. Specifically the workshop will address forthcoming calls of common interest, mainly under Science with and for Society (SwafS), Societal Challenge 6 and ICT, though you are more than welcome to discuss other calls.  Please register at this link by 6 December 2019. 

Design & Creativity WG: Planning for 2020

In order to start planning activities for 2020, all Design & Creativity WG members are invited to a meeting where we will discuss the possible topics for the year ahead. The meeting will take place on 9th December at ERRIN premises.  Due to participatory character of the meeting and our bottom-up approach, we strongly encourage everyone to collect the key interests for your region/institution beforehand and join our discussion! The registration is available on the right side of the page.

Informal meeting to discuss the EIT KICs

The European Commission proposed in July 2019 an update to the EIT Regulation and a new Strategic Innovation Agenda for the EIT the period 2021-2027. The Strategic Innovation Agenda (SIA) goes in line with the objectives of Horizon Europe and contents some new features, one of them being a new KIC set to focus on the cultural and creative industries (CCI). The KIC is planned to start in 2022.  The purpose of the meeting is to bring together all ERRIN members interested in applying for the KIC and give an opportunity to learn from the experiences of Brainport Eindhoven application for Urban…

EU Design Days 2019

The only Brussels-based event dedicated to European Design

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

HOGENT and Howest Universities of Applied Sciences are looking for partners for Creative Europe-project on digitalisation of cultural heritage sites

Who: HOGENT - Howest – Belgium Proposal: Three pilot projects on how digital communities can participate in the valuation, opening-up or development of cultural heritage sites. Partners needed: Cross-sectoral partners who approach the question from within their interest and want to organize a pilot in their region but within an international context. We are a new found research consortium named ‘Innovative future through design’ and are connected to the HOGENT-Howest in Flanders Belgium. We have a strong expertise in research, prior to the forming of this consortium. We systematically…

Update on ERRIN's work

As we are sure you are all very much aware, the current outbreak of COVID-19 has caused a lot of uncertainty in Brussels and across the whole of Europe. We would therefore like to take a moment to reassure all of you, our members and subscribers, that despite the current situation, the ERRIN Secretariat will stay operational and work remotely. We will continue to serve our members in the best possible ways, mainly through online tools. However, considering the guidelines given by the Belgian authorities, there are some actions that we are required to take, especially related to our upcoming…

Information concerning ERRIN Working Group meetings

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns and the guidelines given by the Belgian authorities, we regret to inform you that our upcoming Working Group meetings will be postponed or will take place online. Please find below a list of Working Group meetings for the month of March:   Online webinar:  - Blue Growth WG meeting on clean waterborne transport (23 March)   Postponed meetings: - Smart Specialisation WG meeting on Component 5 (19 March) - Innovation & Investment WG meeting on access to finance for SMEs (24 March) - ICT and Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG meeting on…

Information concerning the COVID-19 outbreak and ERRIN meetings

  Considering the current outbreak of the Coronavirus and cancellations of some events taking place in Brussels, we would like to inform members that for the time being all ERRIN Working Group meetings will take place as planned, unless communicated otherwise. We advise all our members to follow our communications in the coming weeks for possible updates on the current situation.    

Five regions involved in the Blueprint for Sectoral Cooperation on Skills in the Cultural Heritage, and more to come in case of success!

Following the Tourism & Cultural Heritage Working Group Meeting on “Bridging the Skills Gap on Cultural Heritage”, and the significant interest raised by the Sector Skills Alliance in the Cultural Heritage field, ERRIN facilitated the inclusion of its member regions in a consortium led by the University of Barcelona. The objective is to develop a Blueprint to address skills shortages and unemployment by gathering information for the European skills panorama, and developing a sector skills strategy, occupational profiles, vocational programmes and qualifications. The regions are important…

Cultural Heritage in Action launch

We are thrilled to launch Cultural Heritage in Action, a peer-learning programme for local and regional policymakers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions.   Cultural Heritage in Action shall empower cities and regions to strengthen their cultural heritage policies and initiatives and to develop innovative solutions to preserve cultural heritage assets. It is one of the actions of the European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage. Our consortium led by EUROCITIES with KEA, ERRIN, Europa Nostra…

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

HOGENT and Howest Universities of Applied Sciences are looking for partners for Creative Europe-project on digitalisation of cultural heritage sites

Who: HOGENT - Howest – Belgium Proposal: Three pilot projects on how digital communities can participate in the valuation, opening-up or development of cultural heritage sites. Partners needed: Cross-sectoral partners who approach the question from within their interest and want to organize a pilot in their region but within an international context. We are a new found research consortium named ‘Innovative future through design’ and are connected to the HOGENT-Howest in Flanders Belgium. We have a strong expertise in research, prior to the forming of this consortium. We systematically…

Update on ERRIN's work

As we are sure you are all very much aware, the current outbreak of COVID-19 has caused a lot of uncertainty in Brussels and across the whole of Europe. We would therefore like to take a moment to reassure all of you, our members and subscribers, that despite the current situation, the ERRIN Secretariat will stay operational and work remotely. We will continue to serve our members in the best possible ways, mainly through online tools. However, considering the guidelines given by the Belgian authorities, there are some actions that we are required to take, especially related to our upcoming…

Information concerning ERRIN Working Group meetings

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns and the guidelines given by the Belgian authorities, we regret to inform you that our upcoming Working Group meetings will be postponed or will take place online. Please find below a list of Working Group meetings for the month of March:   Online webinar:  - Blue Growth WG meeting on clean waterborne transport (23 March)   Postponed meetings: - Smart Specialisation WG meeting on Component 5 (19 March) - Innovation & Investment WG meeting on access to finance for SMEs (24 March) - ICT and Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG meeting on…

Information concerning the COVID-19 outbreak and ERRIN meetings

  Considering the current outbreak of the Coronavirus and cancellations of some events taking place in Brussels, we would like to inform members that for the time being all ERRIN Working Group meetings will take place as planned, unless communicated otherwise. We advise all our members to follow our communications in the coming weeks for possible updates on the current situation.    

Five regions involved in the Blueprint for Sectoral Cooperation on Skills in the Cultural Heritage, and more to come in case of success!

Following the Tourism & Cultural Heritage Working Group Meeting on “Bridging the Skills Gap on Cultural Heritage”, and the significant interest raised by the Sector Skills Alliance in the Cultural Heritage field, ERRIN facilitated the inclusion of its member regions in a consortium led by the University of Barcelona. The objective is to develop a Blueprint to address skills shortages and unemployment by gathering information for the European skills panorama, and developing a sector skills strategy, occupational profiles, vocational programmes and qualifications. The regions are important…

Cultural Heritage in Action launch

We are thrilled to launch Cultural Heritage in Action, a peer-learning programme for local and regional policymakers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions.   Cultural Heritage in Action shall empower cities and regions to strengthen their cultural heritage policies and initiatives and to develop innovative solutions to preserve cultural heritage assets. It is one of the actions of the European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage. Our consortium led by EUROCITIES with KEA, ERRIN, Europa Nostra…

Latest Updates

  • By Simon De Wachter

HOGENT and Howest Universities of Applied Sciences are looking for partners for Creative Europe-project on digitalisation of cultural heritage sites

We are currently drafting a project to reactivate the inherent and historical multifunctional ecosystems of rural estates and connect them to the digital technologies of the future. We see an important link to the Creative Europe call and want to set up a pilot project around the participation of digital communities in the valuation, opening up or redevelopment of cultural heritage.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Update on ERRIN's work

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has caused a lot of uncertainty in Brussels and across the whole of Europe. We would therefore like to reassure all of you, that despite the current situation, the ERRIN Secretariat will stay operational and work remotely.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Information concerning ERRIN Working Group meetings

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns and the guidelines given by the Belgian authorities, we regret to inform you that our upcoming Working Group meetings will be postponed or will take place online.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Information concerning the COVID-19 outbreak and ERRIN meetings

Considering the current outbreak of the Coronavirus and cancellations of some events taking place in Brussels, we would like to inform members that for the time being all ERRIN Working Group meetings will take place as planned, unless communicated otherwise.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Five regions involved in the Blueprint for Sectoral Cooperation on Skills in the Cultural Heritage, and more to come in case of success!

ERRIN facilitated the inclusion of its member regions in a consortium led by the University of Barcelona. The objective of the project proposal is to develop a Blueprint to address skills shortages and unemployment by gathering information for the European skills panorama, and developing a sector skills strategy, occupational profiles, vocational programmes and qualifications.

  • By Magdalena Pacholska

Three fully-funded PhD studentships for Higher Education Research at Coventry University & Aarhus University

Coventry University and Aarhus University have collaborated to design a joint PhD studentship programme and are inviting applications from suitably qualified UK or European graduates for three fully-funded PhD studentships for research into higher education.