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

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

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

Design & Creativity WG: Study visit to Luca School of Arts in Genk - postponed

Are you ready to try something new, leave Brussels and explore Belgium a bit? There are interesting projects waiting for you outside the Bubble – come and join us on the 2nd October, you will be surprised! We will organise a study visit to the Luca School of Arts in Genk.  Genk is a small town in Flanders that faces similar challenges like many of our regions and cities: youth unemployment, brain drain, an aging population and a multi-cultural environment due to different waves of immigration. The Luca School of Arts, together with the local authorities, works on several design projects to…

Design & Creativity WG - KIC for cultural and creative industries

We warmly welcome you to the Design & Creativity WG meeting on Monday 16 September from 09.30-11.00 at the Helsinki EU Office. This meeting will focus on the publication of the COM proposal for the next EIT Strategic Innovation Agenda, covering the years 2021-2027. We will have a speaker from the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) presenting the agenda for cultural and creative industries.    If you wish to attend the meeting, please sign up on our website. Please find the agenda above.   We look forward to welcoming you to the meeting! The Design & Creativity WG…

Design&Creativity WG meeting: Exploring collaboration opportunities in the area of CCI

We are pleased to invite you to our next WG meeting that will take place on 10th July from 09.15-11.30. The first part of the meeting will be an internal discussion about this years’ Design Days, taking place on 26th November. In case you are interested in presenting a regional case study, please fill in the attached template.  We will kick off the 2nd part of the meeting with an exchange with DG REGIO – Laura Hagemann Arellano will talk about the new partnership on Culture and Cultural Heritage within the Urban Agenda. Afterwards we will hear presentations from Edouard Meier, director of…

SAVE THE DATE - DESIGNSCAPES mid-term conference: “Towards a Green Paper on Design Enabled Innovation in Cities”

Designscapes is an EU funded, H2020 Coordination and Support Action whose primary aim is to exploit the generative potential of urban environments to encourage the uptake, enhancement and up scaling of Design Enabled Innovation by enterprises, start-ups and SMEs, public authorities and agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders. Designscapes cordially invites you to take part in their mid-term conference: “Towards a Green Paper on Design Enabled Innovation in Cities”, which will be held on Friday 17 May. The Designscapes project would like to involve a broad European audience, starting from the…

Design & Creativity Working Group Meeting: Design and CCI support measures

The ERRIN Design & Creativity Working Group cordially invite you to the next WG meeting that will take place on Tuesday 7th May, from 14.15-16.00. The focus of the meeting will be on design and CCI support measures.  The meeting is divided into two parts: Part 1 will consist of an  internal discussion on future activities INNOVATE  EU DD  Study trip  EIT: Establish New Partnerships  While the second part will include a presentation by the European Commission (DG EAC). If you wish to attend the meeting, please sign up by using the attendance form in the bottom of this page (please note…

Design & Creativity WG Meeting: The importance of creativity in business – how can universities help?

The importance of creativity in business – how can universities help? In order to respond to the end-users’ increasingly demanding needs, at the same time comply with sustainability and environmental requirements, industries have to be transdisciplinary and creative, which requires of course new creative skills. Therefore, regional universities adapt their curricula to make sure that industries find the right creative and highly qualified workforce that is in the engine of driving innovation forward. The Design & Creativity and the Opening Science Working Groups of the ERRIN network are…

EU Design Days 2019

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WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Start Alliance Creative Industries Call (Deadline: 22 August 2018)

In the framework of the Start Alliance Network – a city partnership designed to accelerate entry into new markets for international Start-ups – the Vienna Business Agency launched a call for Creative Start-ups from Start Alliance partner cities who would like to explore business opportunities in Vienna The Vienna Business Agency offers a two-weeks-program where the winners get insights into the Viennese Start-up ecosystem and the possibility to attend three top creative and cultural events in Vienna.  Application until 22 August! Find more information here: Start Alliance Creative Industries…

Living lab for a new public experience

Within the context of the 2018 European Heritage Year, the project aims at creating « Living Labs » whose mission is to rethink part or all of a historic monument or European museum’s tour circuits, in order to make them more accessible to all publics. A citizen-based method, these « Living Labs » will include public and private stakeholders as well as individuals within a collaborative process, and should include users early in the process. Based on a cooperation principle, experience sharing and exchanging, these « Living Labs » will bring together into groups all actors of a production…

Makers' mobility call DGEAC-expression of interest ENSATT (Lyon)

ENSATT Background and experience Based in Lyon (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre - ENSATT is a « school-Theatre » that each year welcomes around 160 students in full training courses and lifelong Learning/Continuing Professional Development internships along with 70 to 80 professionals on short training courses, post graduate students, auditors and foreign students enrolled to obtain the certificate in Theatrical Studies awarded by the school or taking part in an Erasmus exchange programme. Acting, Performing Arts Administration,…

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Start Alliance Creative Industries Call (Deadline: 22 August 2018)

In the framework of the Start Alliance Network – a city partnership designed to accelerate entry into new markets for international Start-ups – the Vienna Business Agency launched a call for Creative Start-ups from Start Alliance partner cities who would like to explore business opportunities in Vienna The Vienna Business Agency offers a two-weeks-program where the winners get insights into the Viennese Start-up ecosystem and the possibility to attend three top creative and cultural events in Vienna.  Application until 22 August! Find more information here: Start Alliance Creative Industries…

Living lab for a new public experience

Within the context of the 2018 European Heritage Year, the project aims at creating « Living Labs » whose mission is to rethink part or all of a historic monument or European museum’s tour circuits, in order to make them more accessible to all publics. A citizen-based method, these « Living Labs » will include public and private stakeholders as well as individuals within a collaborative process, and should include users early in the process. Based on a cooperation principle, experience sharing and exchanging, these « Living Labs » will bring together into groups all actors of a production…

Makers' mobility call DGEAC-expression of interest ENSATT (Lyon)

ENSATT Background and experience Based in Lyon (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre - ENSATT is a « school-Theatre » that each year welcomes around 160 students in full training courses and lifelong Learning/Continuing Professional Development internships along with 70 to 80 professionals on short training courses, post graduate students, auditors and foreign students enrolled to obtain the certificate in Theatrical Studies awarded by the school or taking part in an Erasmus exchange programme. Acting, Performing Arts Administration,…

Latest Updates

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

[Deadline: 30 June 2019]Vienna Calling: Creatives

Get funding and realise your project in Vienna! The new program Vienna Calling: Creatives supports projects implemented by international creative companies in Vienna or in cooperation with a Viennese company with up to 150,000 euros in funding. In addition to the monetary funding, companies are provided with extensive networking opportunities as well as workshops and consulting.   You can find all

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

DESIGNSCAPES Open Calls launched (Deadline of the first call extended to 30 November 2018)

DESIGNSCAPES (Building Capacity for Design enabled Innovation in Urban Environments) is a H2020 project approved under the topic CO-CREATION-02-2016 - User-driven innovation: value creation through design-enabled innovation.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Start Alliance Creative Industries Call (Deadline: 22 August 2018)

In the framework of the Start Alliance Network – a city partnership designed to accelerate entry into new markets for international Start-ups – the Vienna Business Agency launched a call for Creative Start-ups from Start Alliance partner cities who would like to explore business opportunities in Vienna The Vienna Business Agency offers a two-weeks-program where the winners get insights into the Vi

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Living lab for a new public experience

Within the context of the 2018 European Heritage Year, the project aims at creating « Living Labs » whose mission is to rethink part or all of a historic monument or European museum’s tour circuits, in order to make them more accessible to all publics. A citizen-based method, these « Living Labs » will include public and private stakeholders as well as individuals within a collaborative process, a

  • By Anonymous

New Realities Brokerage Event: CINEMA

The Hauts-de-France cluster Plaine Images, dedicated to the creatives industries (virtual reality, video games, animation, audiovisual projects, serious games, web development) together with EEN Hauts-de-France organise a brokerage event on the 23rd of November 2017 in Lille. This year, the event is focused on Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality & Mixed Reality applied to the cinema and to the

  • By Anonymous

EU Design Days 2019

Are you ready to share your experiences on sustainable design, circular economy and creativity? Do you want to get inspired by innovative stories from across Europe? Then take the next step and save the date of the EU Design Days 2019! This time the focus is on sustainability and circular economy.