Design & Creativity Working Group Leaders

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

Design & Creativity WG Leader

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Giulia Chiarel

Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen – South Tyrol

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Anna Spechtenhauser

Stuttgart Region

Design & Creativity WG Leader

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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.

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

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Design & Creativity WG - KIC for cultural and creative industries

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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

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

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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,

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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.   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 friends and join interactive workshop sessions.   When: 26th November Where: Representation of the…

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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…

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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…

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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. 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…

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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. 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…

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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.  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…

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Designscapes open call for pilot proposals

The second round of the DESIGNSCAPES Open Call is up and running! Anybody who is willing to solve urbanization related challenges is welcome to apply for the DESIGNSCAPES call, to which both existing and completely new ideas and solutions may be entered. The deadline for applications for Design-enabled Innovation prototypes has been postpopned for the end of July. The applicants will have the chance to receive up to €25.000 in funding support. More information about the call is available here.

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Open Call for Artistic Experts

Oulu2026 is seeking three artistic experts to finish the cultural programme content for the European Capital of Culture application for Oulu in co-operation with the organisation of Oulu202. The applications must be submitted by 31 May 2019 to Samu Forsblom, Oulu2026 Program Director. More information is available in the attachment. 

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[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 the useful documents here. Link for application

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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. The overarching aim of the DESIGNSCAPES project is to exploit the generative potential of urban environments in the highest possible number of European Cities to encourage the uptake and further enhancement and up scaling of Design enabled Innovations by existing enterprises, start-up companies, public authorities and agencies, and other urban stakeholders. Anybody who is…

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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…

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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…

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Designscapes open call for pilot proposals

The second round of the DESIGNSCAPES Open Call is up and running! Anybody who is willing to solve urbanization related challenges is welcome to apply for the DESIGNSCAPES call, to which both existing and completely new ideas and solutions may be entered. The deadline for applications for Design-enabled Innovation prototypes has been postpopned for the end of July. The applicants will have the chance to receive up to €25.000 in funding support. More information about the call is available here.

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Open Call for Artistic Experts

Oulu2026 is seeking three artistic experts to finish the cultural programme content for the European Capital of Culture application for Oulu in co-operation with the organisation of Oulu202. The applications must be submitted by 31 May 2019 to Samu Forsblom, Oulu2026 Program Director. More information is available in the attachment. 

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[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 the useful documents here. Link for application

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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. The overarching aim of the DESIGNSCAPES project is to exploit the generative potential of urban environments in the highest possible number of European Cities to encourage the uptake and further enhancement and up scaling of Design enabled Innovations by existing enterprises, start-up companies, public authorities and agencies, and other urban stakeholders. Anybody who is…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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,