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The value of a leasing model to help drive the circular economy

This guest post is submitted by Rob Maslin, Director of We All Design .  We All Design, design services and strategies for a resource efficient society. The company takes a human centred...

Design for life - Sir Kenneth Grange RDI in conversation with Hugh Aldersey-Williams

For the 2016 MaDE Annual Lecture, Sir Kenneth Grange will be in conversation with Hugh Aldersey-Williams, author of British Design (MOMA) and Periodic Tales, the Curious Life of the Elements....

£5m EPSRC call for research proposals: 'Systems Change - Towards a Circular Economy'

EPSRC would like to invite Expressions of Interest to bid into the call for research proposals in Systems Change - Towards a Circular Economy. The aim of the call is to support research...

€4m for 'Design-based consumer goods'

European Commission -  Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)   COS-DESIGN-2015-3-06: Design-based consumer goods II   The call for...

Amazon unveils new drone design

The Seattle-based retailer has recently revealed a new prototype for its Amazon Prime Air drone delivery program, which the company said is able to fly distances of up to 15 miles and reach...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Call for experts - Horizontal Innovation

Horizontal innovation is the effective transfer of knowledge and technology from one sector to another, currently exploited on an ‘ad hoc’ basis in the UK. There is significant room for an...

Technological innovation to revolutionise life for ageing population and benefit economy

The latest report, “Opportunity Knocks”, published by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), in conjunction with the IET and the University of Cambridge’s Engineering Design Centre...

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...

City Demonstrator Learning Events - register your interest now

Opportunities for urban authorities to access use cases for future cities solutions, and to have a say on the future of InnovateUK’s Urban Living Programme.   Over the past 2...

Design Council Spark

Design Council Spark is a product innovation fund to uncover the UK's next great inventions. Apply now for a chance to win a place on its 20 week fast-track mentoring programme, as well as up to...

Design Council and MedCity launch new ‘independent living’ medtech competition

MedCity and Design Council have launched a new competition to win a ten-week accelerator coaching course for medtech entrepreneurs to develop effective, usable and commercially successful...

Arup Design Book: 50 city stories explored

Arup's 'Design Book: 50 city stories explored' brings together projects of all kinds delivered for and with cities around the world. 'We examine the ideas that help make great urban places –...

Mix of design and healthcare creates low-cost, high-impact innovation solutions

    Based in an eye-catching wooden building in the grounds of St Mary’s Hospital the HELIX Centre (Healthcare Innovation Exchange), which is the result of a...

We're hiring - Knowledge Transfer Manager (Design Service)

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is expanding its design team. We have an opening for a designer with a strategic or service design background, who is looking to make a difference to UK...

KTN at New Designers 2015: Part 2 - The Future

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) recently ran a series of workshops and talks New Designers 2015 – the leading design graduate exhibition, which was celebrating its thirtieth incarnation....

KTN at New Designers 2015: Part 1 - Funding

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) recently ran a series of workshops and talks New Designers 2015 – the leading design graduate exhibition, which was celebrating its thirtieth incarnation....
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Designing Smart Cities in 2013

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