Powering Innovation – Design Summit

(From ec.europa.eu)

Design has a transformational impact on innovation – from promoting business productivity, stimulating jobs and economic growth, to being a valuable tool for more effective policymaking and public sector delivery.

Join key decision-makers fromnational and regional levelsacross Europe and the European Commission for an unmissable day of expert panel discussions , interactive workshops and networking opportunities.

The Summit is a unique opportunity to share insights, best practices and trends on what generates success in business, government and the not-for-profit sector.

Design for Europe invites you to join more than 200 pioneering individuals and organisations at the forefront of design-driven innovation, for an inspirational, one-day event.

The event will be organised around four thematic focuses:

  1. Powered to Grow – Productivity Performance – How design can be harnessed to pioneer, promote and prosper.
  2. Powered by Competence – Design Skills – How design is fast becoming a key skill which is integral to innovation.
  3. Powered Together – Innovation Ecosystems – How a design-led process brings different actors together to create maximum impact.
  4. Powered by Change – Social Innovation – How design helps to address societal challenges and improve lives.

The platform Design for Europe is an initiative of the European Commission. For more background, visit the website.