Design in Innovation

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The Design Special Interest Group supports UK business innovation by building a community of designers and technology innovators, and encouraging the use of design earlier in the R&D process.  Learn more...


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Design In Innovation

A short introduction [video]
This short film looks at what is design in innovation and how can it be used to benefit UKplc; with case studies from healthcare, logistics and digital services... Watch Now


The Great Recovery

RSA and Innovate UK
Addressing the challenge of designing products which can be more easily recycled... Read more

Independence Matters

Innovate UK and Design Council
Using design to support the innovation of services for older adults... Read more

The Design Option

Innovate UK
A design-led approach to one of Innovate UK's recent R&D competitions in the healthcare sector.... Read more

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Digital Transport Speed Networking Event

The Knowledge Transfer Network is hosting an exclusive event that will bring industry leaders together with high-growth potential entrepreneurs offering innovative digital solutions that use...

Showcase your innovation at Innovate 2016, 2-3 Nov 2016, Manchester

  Innovate 2016, hosted by UKTI and Innovate UK, is an annual two day event showcasing the very best of innovation talent and global opportunities for businesses. It will be held at...

South West Interactive Healthcare Programme seeks applications from the creative sector

The  South West Interactive Healthcare Programme  is currently seeking applications from the creative sector in addition to healthcare.  This £500,000 competition is...

Apply for a funded delegate place at Disruptive Technologies 2016 - 29 September, London

Back in 2013 the McKinsey Global Institute published a report entitled 'Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy'. The report identified 12...

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...

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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...

Design and Design Values - Research Report

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New Designers ticket discount for KTN members

New Designers presents an unmissable opportunity to buy new products for your store or home,...

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