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 Design & Creativity WG aims at raising the awareness of design and creativity as tools and drivers for innovation in different sectors and across Europe.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

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Design & Creativity WG meeting

Agnieszka Wieczorek

We are happy to invite you to our first working group meeting of 2020! We will share with you the annual plan and discuss potential meetings, e.g. study trip and the details of this year's edition of

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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

WG Events

WG Events

Information webinar on Cultural Heritage in Action project

Cultural Heritage in Action is one of the actions of the European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage  of the European Commission. The project shall empower cities and regions to strengthen their cultural heritage policies and initiatives as well as develop innovative solutions to preserve cultural heritage assets. ERRIN is one of the partners in this project led by EUROCITIES. If you want to know more about this initiative, click here. Within the project we will produce a catalogue of 30 good practices from EU cities, regions, urban, non-urban and rural areas that are innovative,…

Design & Creativity WG meeting

We are happy to invite you to our first working group meeting of 2020! We will share with you the annual plan and discuss potential meetings, e.g. study trip and the details of this year's edition of Design Days. Our speakers will be: Michael Thomson, Consulting Managing Director of the Bureau of European Design Associations (BEDA) who will focus on BEDA clusters, in particular on Cities and Users. Isabelle Vérhilac, Vice President of BEDA and Head of Business and Innovation in Cité du Design.   We are looking forward to seeing you!…

Briefing session: "Peer-learning scheme on cultural heritage for cities and regions"

Regional experts in the field of Cultural Heritage have a unique opportunity to learn from their peers and exchange best practices!   ERRIN is part of the successful consortium, led by EUROCITIES, who will implement the "Peer-learning scheme on cultural heritage for cities and regions" on behalf of the European Commission.   The peer-learning scheme comprises 3 tasks: Identification of good practices (30) and creation of a catalogue Organisation of peer-learning visits (12) Analysis and dissemination   The aim is to support peer-learning activities for local and regional experts on…

Scoping The Horizon Workshop

A two-day strategic planning and proposal workshop at MetroLab will take place in Brussels in December. The workshop hopes particpants will share the burden of consortium forming and proposal preparation, allowing them to work collaborativley across different calls. Specifically the workshop will address forthcoming calls of common interest, mainly under Science with and for Society (SwafS), Societal Challenge 6 and ICT, though you are more than welcome to discuss other calls.  Please register at this link by 6 December 2019. 

Design & Creativity WG: Planning for 2020

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 place on 9th December at ERRIN premises.  Due to participatory character of the meeting and our bottom-up approach, we strongly encourage everyone to collect the key interests for your region/institution beforehand and join our discussion! The registration is available on the right side of the page.

Informal meeting to discuss the EIT KICs

The European Commission proposed in July 2019 an update to the EIT Regulation and a new Strategic Innovation Agenda for the EIT the period 2021-2027. The Strategic Innovation Agenda (SIA) goes in line with the objectives of Horizon Europe and contents some new features, one of them being a new KIC set to focus on the cultural and creative industries (CCI). The KIC is planned to start in 2022.  The purpose of the meeting is to bring together all ERRIN members interested in applying for the KIC and give an opportunity to learn from the experiences of Brainport Eindhoven application for Urban…

EU Design Days 2019

The only Brussels-based event dedicated to European Design

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Cultural Heritage in Action launch

We are thrilled to launch Cultural Heritage in Action, a peer-learning programme for local and regional policymakers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions.   Cultural Heritage in Action shall empower cities and regions to strengthen their cultural heritage policies and initiatives and to develop innovative solutions to preserve cultural heritage assets. It is one of the actions of the European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage. Our consortium led by EUROCITIES with KEA, ERRIN, Europa Nostra…

Bridging culture and audiovisual content through digital

What do we want? - Main task   We want to explore new ways to disseminate European world heritage through innovative digital technology. Our goal is to create extraordinary experiences for the public, and to solve key challenges for the participating World Heritage Sites.  With central issues in the dissemination work as a starting point, we will create workshops with broad interdisciplinary and European participation tailored to each world heritage site. The workshops will work on how to meet the challenges the individual place has with the combination of creative eagerness and new…

H2020 Proposal for Smart Windows Developpers and/or Adhesive Industry

The project will develop a proof of concept, to show the technical and financial viability of a plug&play system composed of components and intelligent modules for interior renovation, which currently does not exist in the market.  This system will consist of panels with highly insulating and lightweight materials, such as aerogel, heating and cooling elements, ventilation, as well as intelligent windows, and possibly energy production.  The project’s main objective is to develop a new plug & build a modular system for building refurbishment which cuts its actual price in half.…

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.

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. 

[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

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Cultural Heritage in Action launch

We are thrilled to launch Cultural Heritage in Action, a peer-learning programme for local and regional policymakers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions.   Cultural Heritage in Action shall empower cities and regions to strengthen their cultural heritage policies and initiatives and to develop innovative solutions to preserve cultural heritage assets. It is one of the actions of the European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage. Our consortium led by EUROCITIES with KEA, ERRIN, Europa Nostra…

Bridging culture and audiovisual content through digital

What do we want? - Main task   We want to explore new ways to disseminate European world heritage through innovative digital technology. Our goal is to create extraordinary experiences for the public, and to solve key challenges for the participating World Heritage Sites.  With central issues in the dissemination work as a starting point, we will create workshops with broad interdisciplinary and European participation tailored to each world heritage site. The workshops will work on how to meet the challenges the individual place has with the combination of creative eagerness and new…

H2020 Proposal for Smart Windows Developpers and/or Adhesive Industry

The project will develop a proof of concept, to show the technical and financial viability of a plug&play system composed of components and intelligent modules for interior renovation, which currently does not exist in the market.  This system will consist of panels with highly insulating and lightweight materials, such as aerogel, heating and cooling elements, ventilation, as well as intelligent windows, and possibly energy production.  The project’s main objective is to develop a new plug & build a modular system for building refurbishment which cuts its actual price in half.…

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.

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. 

[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

Latest Updates

  • By Ilaria d'Auria

Cultural Heritage in Action launch

We are thrilled to launch Cultural Heritage in Action, a peer-learning programme for local and regional policymakers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions.

  • By Johanna Bond

Bridging culture and audiovisual content through digital

We are looking for a partner for the Creative Europe call: Bridging culture and audiovisual content through digital. We want to explore new ways to disseminate European world heritage through innovative digital technology. Our goal is to create extraordinary experiences for the public, and to solve key challenges for the participating World Heritage Sites.  

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

'Evidence informed policymaking' training course by JRC

A 2-day training course is organised on “Evidence informed policymaking” which will aim to introduce participants to useful tools, train them to navigate between different types of evidence and research methods, and reflect on how to deal with the many challenges of evidence-informed policymaking. ERRIN has been invited to nominate up to 3 candidates.

  • By Irene Palomino Antolín

H2020 Proposal for Smart Windows Developpers and/or Adhesive Industry

The project will develop a proof of concept, to show the technical and financial viability of a plug&play system composed of components and intelligent modules for interior renovation, which currently does not exist in the market.  This system will consist of panels with highly insulating and lightweight materials, such as aerogel, heating and cooling elements, ventilation, as well as intelligent windows, and possibly energy production.

  • By Aliki Varella

Call for Papers - Emerging Technologies and the Digital Transformation of Museums and Heritage Sites

The RISE IMET International Conference on Emerging Technologies and the Digital Transformation of Museums and Heritage Sites will be held in Nicosia, Cyprus, on June 3-5th 2020. The conference is organized by the Research Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging Technologies (RISE).

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

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.