Design & Creativity Working Group Leaders

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

Design & Creativity WG Leader

Leader (on leave)

Giulia Chiarel

Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen – South Tyrol

Design & Creativity WG Leader

Leader

Anna Spechtenhauser

Stuttgart Region

Design & Creativity WG Leader

Leader

Aliki Varella

European Office of Cyprus

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

Design & Creativity WG: Horizon Europe calls

Design & Creativity WG: Horizon Europe calls

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

With the opening of the first round of Horizon Europe calls approaching, we invite you to the upcoming working group meeting on strategic calls for members working on the Design & Creativity.

Design & Creativity WG: Creative Coffee meeting

Design & Creativity WG: Creative Coffee meeting

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

The second meeting of a series of periodically one-hour coffee meetings among Design & Creativity WG members will take place on 1 April! We invite all members to join and share information on the

Design & Creativity WG meeting

Design & Creativity WG: Creative Coffee meeting

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

We are happy to invite you to the first Creative Coffee meeting of 2021, organised by the Design & Creativity WG. We all miss the chats with a cup of coffee before the start of a meeting, and we

WG Events

WG Events

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Apply to become an event partner by 26 March 2021.

Infoday: Cluster 2 - Culture, Creativity & Inclusive Society

This info day aims to inform (potential) applicants about topics included in the Cluster 2 'Culture, Creativity and Innovative Societies'.

The New European Bauhaus - Creating sustainable living environment on local level

ERRIN has become a Bauhaus partner and set up a cross-sectoral task force to shape the New European Bauhaus initiative. As the first activity of the task force, a conversation will be hosted to discuss the objectives of the New European Bauhaus with the European Commission and provide input towards building a joint and multi-disciplinary initiative with regions and cities as its main drivers.

Horizon Europe info-days

The European Commission has announced the first edition of the Horizon Europe info-days, which will take place over 10 days, divided into nine themes. From 28 June to 9 July 2021, the event will give prospective applicants insight into the novelties, main funding instruments and processes of Horizon Europe.

Breakfast Webinar: How can cities and regions support a more circular building sector?

Gothenburg European Office, Småland Blekinge Halland South Sweden and Lille Métropole is hosting a breakfast webinar that asks 'how can cities and regions support a more circular building sector?'

European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days will take place as an online event this coming June.

EU Design Days 2020

The only Brussels-based event dedicated to European Design

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Main Horizon Europe work programme adopted

The European Commission has adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. The programme outlines the objectives and topic areas that will receive a share of €14.7 billion in funding.

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open!

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open! This initiative aims to break down boundaries between science and technology, art, culture and social inclusion, to find solutions to transform our living places and make them more beautiful, sustainable and inclusive. Vote until 18 June 2021.

Launch of first Creative Europe calls for 2021-2027 programme

The first three calls of the 2021-2017 Creative Europe programme have been published. The calls come from the Culture strand of the programme.

Deadline extension - Open Call to join the Be.CULTOUR community

The deadline of the Open Call to join the Be.CULTOUR community has been extended to Tuesday 8th June. ERRIN is building a community of passionate regional representatives committed to shaping the future of cultural tourism in their territory. 

Reduction of plastics and recycling of plastic waste through public procurement and public-private innovation across the plastics value chain

In Denmark, approx. 370.000 tons of plastic are incinerated every year which results in emission of approx. 1 million tonnes of CO2/year. In order to achieve Denmark’s target to reduce CO2 emissions by 70 percent by 2030 and achieve climate neutrality in 2050, long-term efforts must be made to minimize our plastic consumption and production and management of plastic waste. There is a need for innovation, which is aimed at reducing plastic consumption as well as waste management and treatment of plastics. In order to develop and test systemic solutions for reduction and increased recycling of…

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars recognise existing achievements and support the younger generation to further develop emerging concepts and ideas. Deadline for applications: 31 May.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Main Horizon Europe work programme adopted

The European Commission has adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. The programme outlines the objectives and topic areas that will receive a share of €14.7 billion in funding.

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open!

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open! This initiative aims to break down boundaries between science and technology, art, culture and social inclusion, to find solutions to transform our living places and make them more beautiful, sustainable and inclusive. Vote until 18 June 2021.

Launch of first Creative Europe calls for 2021-2027 programme

The first three calls of the 2021-2017 Creative Europe programme have been published. The calls come from the Culture strand of the programme.

Deadline extension - Open Call to join the Be.CULTOUR community

The deadline of the Open Call to join the Be.CULTOUR community has been extended to Tuesday 8th June. ERRIN is building a community of passionate regional representatives committed to shaping the future of cultural tourism in their territory. 

Reduction of plastics and recycling of plastic waste through public procurement and public-private innovation across the plastics value chain

In Denmark, approx. 370.000 tons of plastic are incinerated every year which results in emission of approx. 1 million tonnes of CO2/year. In order to achieve Denmark’s target to reduce CO2 emissions by 70 percent by 2030 and achieve climate neutrality in 2050, long-term efforts must be made to minimize our plastic consumption and production and management of plastic waste. There is a need for innovation, which is aimed at reducing plastic consumption as well as waste management and treatment of plastics. In order to develop and test systemic solutions for reduction and increased recycling of…

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars recognise existing achievements and support the younger generation to further develop emerging concepts and ideas. Deadline for applications: 31 May.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Main Horizon Europe work programme adopted

The European Commission has adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. The programme outlines the objectives and topic areas that will receive a share of €14.7 billion in funding.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open!

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open! This initiative aims to break down boundaries between science and technology, art, culture and social inclusion, to find solutions to transform our living places and make them more beautiful, sustainable and inclusive. Vote until 18 June 2021.

  • By Hilary Webb

Launch of first Creative Europe calls for 2021-2027 programme

The first three calls of the 2021-2017 Creative Europe programme have been published. The calls come from the Culture strand of the programme.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN event on the New European Bauhaus: open call for regional examples

ERRIN is organising a meeting on the New European Bauhaus initiative on 29 June. Express your interest if you have a concrete example of what is already happening on the ground related to the NEB and how this work could be further strengthened and accelerated through the Bauhaus initiative. Deadline for expressions of interest: 17th June.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Deadline extension - Open Call to join the Be.CULTOUR community

The deadline of the Open Call to join the Be.CULTOUR community has been extended to Tuesday 8th June. ERRIN is building a community of passionate regional representatives committed to shaping the future of cultural tourism in their territory. 

  • By Jesper Blaabjerg Holm

Reduction of plastics and recycling of plastic waste through public procurement and public-private innovation across the plastics value chain

In Denmark, approx. 370.000 tons of plastic are incinerated every year which results in emission of approx. 1 million tonnes of CO2/year. In order to achieve Denmark’s target to reduce CO2 emissions by 70 percent by 2030 and achieve climate neutrality in 2050, long-term efforts must be made to minimize our plastic consumption and production and management of plastic waste. There is a need for innovation, which is aimed at reducing plastic consumption as well as waste management and treatment of plastics. In order to develop and test systemic solutions for reduction and increased recycling of plastic waste, there is a need for a strong partnership across several links in the value chain of plastics that can create holistic and practical solutions.