Design in Action is excited to announce that we're hosting our second annual Design Summit from 21st - 23rd May. Book your ticket today!

Designing Entrepreneurial Societies, Sat 23rd May, 9am – 5pm

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT

The third day of the Summit will hosted exclusive, high-profile academic seminar for key design researchers to collaborate on mapping and assessing the challenges for the next generation of design-led business support programmes, with a view to strengthen Europe-wide networks and a potential Horizon 2020 bid.

This academic event provided an international forum for discussion and further development of design support programmes for businesses and an excellent opportunity to leverage our knowledge, share our experiences and to reinforce our networks.

Researchers presenting on the day included: –

Anna Whicher, Design Wales

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Prof. Ozlem Er, Istanbul Technical University

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Ruth-Helene Melioranski, Estonian Design Centre

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Dr. Nil Gulari, Gray’s School of Art

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The event’s presentations and subsequent discussion, led by Chris Fremantle (DiA Co-Investigator at Gray’s School of Art), will be considered for a joint journal publication with all participants co-authoring.

All photographs by Lindsay Perth @ Lippi Photography (www.lippi-photography.co.uk)

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Come along and hear how design made the difference for these entrepreneurs and the response from customers who were part of the design process.
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