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Design in Action

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Design in Action is a Knowledge Exchange Hub funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council. It aims to ensure that Scotland can maximise its capacity to operate effectively and meet the imperatives of building new economies for future world markets. Unique innovation events, Chiasmas, offer creative spaces where entrepreneurs, businesses, academics and designers meet to apply new thinking to persistent issues, and to compete for funding of up to £20,000 per project to assist new start-up ventures.

The Design in Action research programme focuses on putting design as a strategy at the heart of new business. Managed by Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design at Dundee University, the Hub involves researchers from ICC and Edinburgh College of Art, Glasgow School of Art, Gray’s School of Art, and Abertay University. ICC's focus is the‌ investigation of business models in the design projects which emerge from Chiasma events.

This research grant funds activity
‌through 2016. For more details visit http://designinaction.com

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