Project good practices

Network of Regional Specialized Observatories (SO RIS)

Summary: SO RIS is a space for cooperation between business environment and the scientific and research sector, business support institutions and local government units.

Location: Śląskie, Poland (Polska)

“Silesian Icon” - regional design competition by Cieszyn Castle

Summary: Silesian Icon is Poland’s only regional design competition. It awards the most innovative user-centred and market-driven products, graphics and services.

Location: Śląskie, Poland (Polska)

The Centre for Value Integration in Catalonia

Summary: The programme promoted the concept of systemic innovation through design and it was addressed to companies and public entities.

Location: Cataluña, Spain (España)


Summary: Re:Connect was a pilot programme with the purpose of building strategic design capabilities to SMEs and designers.

Location: Κεντρική Μακεδονία, Greece (Ελλαδα)

Design for Innovation 2020 Programme

Summary: A novel tool to foster the development of the Galician economy by promoting among companies the systematic use of design as a driver of innovation.

Location: Galicia, Spain (España)

PLUS Programme

Summary: PLUS is a market development programme, with the purpose of maturing the Danish business community and the Danish design industry’s ability to cooperate.

Location: Hovedstaden, Denmark (Danmark)

User-centred on-site consultations with the future communities...

Summary: The practice consisted of a deep analysis of several groups of prospective users of the Valletta Design Cluster (VDC) facilities

Location: Malta, Malta

Design Thinking course for business support organisation

Summary: Building capacity for design thinking in government institutions to improve experience and innovativeness of business support services.

Location: Latvija, Latvia (Latvija)

Mapping the Design Sector in Catalonia

Summary: The Catalan design sector was analysed collecting economic data and identifying weaknesses as well as potential growth and consolidation opportunities.

Location: Cataluña, Spain (España)

Creative Industries Incubator

Summary: Support for early-stage start-ups and entrepreneurs in shaping their business ideas and developing their businesses.

Location: Latvija, Latvia (Latvija)

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