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.

Work Plan
Giulia Chiarel
Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen – South Tyrol
Anna Spechtenhauser
Stuttgart Region
Konsta Ylimaunu
Helsinki EU Office

Next Working Group


Tuesday, 26 November, 2019 - 09:00
Representation of the European Region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino, Rue de Pascale 47, 1040 Brussels
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.   In addition to gaining new knowledge about design-related creative innovation systems and co-creative collaborations, you will also get extraordinary possibility to build your network, meet...

Last Working Group Meeting

Luca School of Arts (Genk Campus) – C-Mine 5, 3600 Genk
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....
Helsinki EU Office
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...
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EU Design Days - speaker proposal

Please find below the template to be downloaded. Once filled in, please send it to agnieszka.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

EU Design Days - information

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Design & Creativity Workplan 2019

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Design Days prep meeting - 30th of August - Draft agenda x 2 + Summary of proposals

Dear all, please find the draft agendas ("in-depth" workshops and world café-style workshop
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Design & Creativity WG - Design Days 2018: Information and best practice template

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Design & Creativity Work Plan 2019

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