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Design4Innovation is a collaborative project organised by eight European partners, dedicated to promoting design as a tool for user-centred innovation. The project is funded under the Interreg Europe Programme of the European Commission. The Valletta Cultural Agency is Malta’s partner in the project, while the Valletta Design Cluster is one of its key national stakeholders. European partners include design promotion agencies such as the Barcelona Design Centre, innovation centres and enterprise support agencies. PDR, a major international design consultancy based at the Cardiff Metropolitan University, is the project lead partner. The project runs between 2017 and 2021 and a meeting bringing all partners together was held in Valletta in April 2018. More information on the project can be accessed here.

Project Summary

Name: Design4Innovation
Lead: PDR (International Design and Research Centre), UK
Partners: 8
Value: €1.7m of which EU co-financing €1.445m
Dates: January 2017 – December 2021


Contact Information:
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Valletta Cultural Agency
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VLT 1117
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