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DHL challenges smart minds to develop innovative circular economy solutions

DHL has launched the “Fair and Responsible Challenge” requiring visionaries to come up with a concept design creating sustainable logistics solutions for the world of tomorrow. Original ideas and practical solutions that address and solve environmental and social challenges with new and innovative logistics-based business models are sought. Concepts could be connected to using logistics to...
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Design and Design Values - Research Report

This guest post is submitted by Lucy Wills, a strategic design consultant.   How can we ensure the future of the design industry, if we don’t understand the full range of critical factors that underpin its current success? To try to get as accurate and inclusive a picture as possible, the Design Values project is looking at how UK design industry can reach its full...
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Energy sector needs more designers

As energy networks become smarter and more complex, and the sector cries out for skilled engineers, the Design Council's CEO John Mathers discusses why design skills are fundamental to ensuring the sector can continue to compete in an increasingly global market.     Skilled design engineers play a vital part in the infrastructure of energy supply. Our Design Economy...
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KTN innovation panel for dementia-friendly products

KTN are launching a series of regional events at which selected designers, inventors, entrepreneurs and manufacturers can obtain confidential expert feedback and guidance on developing/commercialising their dementia-friendly product ideas.    Pilot event in London, 30 March 2016 2-5pm, 30 March 2016, KTN Suite 220, Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1...
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Innovate UK’s Urban Living Programme highlights future city opportunities for urban authorities

Since 2012, Innovate UK has invested £33m in future cities demonstrators across Glasgow, London, Bristol and Peterborough.   The projects were designed to enable businesses to test new solutions for connecting and integrating individual city systems, and to allow cities to explore new approaches to meeting their challenges.   Innovate UK is running a series of...
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Lasers, robotics and customisable walking aids lead the way in new competition to develop products for independent living

Lasers, robotics and customisable walking aids lead the way in new competition to develop products for independent living   Laser-emitting shoes which help people overcome ‘freezing-of-gait’ and a Meccano-style walking aid kit are just two of the inventions being developed by companies in London and the south-east which could help people stay independent for longer as they get...
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Applications for the next round of Spark are now being accepted

Design Council’s Spark is a £150k product innovation fund and 20-week mentoring programme supporting the UK's next great inventions.  Applications are now open and we are calling all those with great product ideas at prototype stage to enter for a chance to be selected to join the 20 week programme and to receive a share of the £150k innovation fund to take their product to market. ...
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New report highlights the £71.7bn contribution of design to the UK economy

Design Council has published new research into the contribution and value of design across the UK economy, redefining the parameters and extent to which design is seen as a driving force for economic growth.    The Design Economy 2015 research explores the value contributed by designers working in both design-specific and non-design industries. This definition more...
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Up to £800K for 'Cities Integrated by Design'

Innovate UK is to invest up to £800,000 in technical feasibility studies that explore the operational and financial feasibility of integrating planned new or retrofit infrastructure projects into other urban systems in a beneficial way. Infrastructure projects traditionally find it difficult to look beyond their own system – usually because integration into other systems is not seen as...
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Internet of Things - Hype & Hope

Earlier in the week Ved Sen (Global Head, Advisory Services, Social Mobile & Sensors at Cognizant ) delivered a presentation about IOT at the Oxford Technology and Media forum. Here is his write-up of both his presenation and the panel discussion that followed afterwards.     The tech industry is often guilty of pushing technology solutions to consumer without...
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Innovate UK’s Urban Living Programme highlights future city opportunities for urban authorities

Since 2012, Innovate UK has invested £33m in future cities demonstrators across Glasgow,...

New report highlights the £71.7bn contribution of design to the UK economy

Design Council has published new research into the contribution and value of design across...

Applications for the next round of Spark are now being accepted

Design Council’s Spark is a £150k product innovation fund and 20-week mentoring programme...