project . 2017 - 2018 . Closed

DesignShots

Design Driven Innovation For SMEs
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 759629 Call for proposal: H2020-INNOSUP-05-2016-2017
  • Funded under: H2020 | CSA-LS Overall Budget: 50,000 EURFunder Contribution: 50,000 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Apr 2017
    End Date
    30 Jun 2018
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
Design is a key driver in creating new products and services that are attractive to customers, and can make a business stand out among the competition. However, the lack of design management skills is a significant barrier to the wider adoption and integration of design into Europe’s businesses. As stated in the Innovation Union Flagship Initiative, although some European countries are world leaders in design, others lack a robust design infrastructure and design capability. This systemic gap has largely gone unnoticed but must now be tackled. Innovation agencies should tackle this gap by supporting and promoting design driven innovation programmes and services....
Description
Design is a key driver in creating new products and services that are attractive to customers, and can make a business stand out among the competition. However, the lack of design management skills is a significant barrier to the wider adoption and integration of design into Europe’s businesses. As stated in the Innovation Union Flagship Initiative, although some European countries are world leaders in design, others lack a robust design infrastructure and design capability. This systemic gap has largely gone unnoticed but must now be tackled. Innovation agencies should tackle this gap by supporting and promoting design driven innovation programmes and services....
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