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 aim of our working group is to raise the awareness for the potential of design in European and regional policies, to develop links to other existing design-related networks and to facilitate project development within these areas. Furthermore, we would like to stimulate the cooperation between the different DGs of the European Commission and the European Parliament.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

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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

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EU Design Days 2019

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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

WG Events

WG Events

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…

Design & Creativity Working Group Meeting

In the first part of the meeting we would like to inspire you with an interactive discussion with excellent speakers from DG EAC (Barbara Stacher and Maciej Hofman), and DG CNECT (Ralph Dum and Anni Hellman). We are planning an open, informal dialogue with only very short introductions from the Commission, so please prepare your questions, bring along your ideas and discuss with your stakeholders about their needs and interests in advance! This would be really important for us in order to make our meetings engaging, member-driven and bottom-up as always – in other words to make 2019 a…

Sustainable Fashion From Portugal: Meeting the Belgian Market

The Associação Têxtil e Vestuário de Portugal (ATP) has the pleasure to invite you to discover 'Sustainable Fashion From Portugal: Meeting the Belgian Market' in Brussels on 6 December, as part of its FASHION FROM PORTUGAL 4.0 project.  In presenting the Portuguese textile and clothing sector to an international audience, the event will focus on Sustainable fashion. Speakers include EURATEX Board Member for Portugal and ATP Vice-President, Mário Jorge Machado, and CREAMODA (Belgium) General Manager Erik Magnus. At the end of the session, Portuguese food and Port Wine will be served. Click…

EU Design Days 2019

The only Brussels-based event dedicated to European Design

WG Related Content

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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

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,…

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EU Design Days 2018

Are you ready to share your experiences on design, digitalization and creativity? Do you want to get inspired by innovative stories from across Europe? Then take the next step and register for the EU Design Days 2018 on 14th of November, 09:00-17:30!

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Design & Creativity Working Group Meeting

In the first part of the meeting we would like to inspire you with an interactive discussion with excellent speakers from DG EAC (Barbara Stacher and Maciej Hofman), and DG CNECT (Ralph Dum and Anni Hellman).

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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.

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

The importance of creativity in business – how can universities help?

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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.

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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.