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
WORKING GROUP LEADER
Jakob Kroon
Skåne European Office
Anna Spechtenhauser
Stuttgart Region
Konsta Ylimaunu
Helsinki EU Office

Next Working Group

Skåne European Office, Rue du Luxembourg 3, Brussels
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...

Last Working Group Meeting

Design & Creativity Working Group Meeting

Monday, 21 January, 2019 -
15:00 to 17:00
Helsinki EU Office, Rue Belliard 15-17, Brussels
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...

Cultural Heritage: project and cooperation opportunities

Tuesday, 27 November, 2018 -
10:00 to 13:00
Free Hanseatic City of Bremen Representation to the European Union, Avenue Palmerston 22, 1000 Brussels
This meeting will be a follow-up of the cultural heritage event “The Road from War to Peace, More Democracy and European Integration. War Architecture, Sites and Memories as Part of European Heritage and History” that the Opening Science Working Group organised on 3rd July at the House of European History. The aim of this meeting is to wrap up the input and the ideas obtained during the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and look into the future. The intention is to explore opportunities...
latest presentation & Posts

Design & Creativity Workplan 2019

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

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
Monday, September 10, 2018

Design & Creativity WG - Design Days 2018: Information and best practice template

This is the follow-up document from our most recent meeting - in it you will find the agreed
Thursday, July 19, 2018

DRAFT outline 8th of March

Design-driven innovation and support for creative industries 8th of March 2018, Brussels Overview
Monday, February 05, 2018

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