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 Jetha

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 Jetha

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

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 European…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 (please note…

EU Design Days 2019

The only Brussels-based event dedicated to European Design

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

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

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…

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

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

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…

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Cultural Heritage in Action seeks Good Practices

Cultural Heritage in Action has launched a call for innovative good practices from EU cities, regions, urban, non-urban and rural areas for a catalogue practices and peer-learning visits.

  • 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 Jetha

'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).