Concordia Design

Project information

Index: 1341R4
Acronym:KNOW-HUB
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Innovation, research and technology development
Location POLAND POLNOCNO-ZACHODNI Wielkopolskie Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2011

Topic of the practice

Collaboration platform for creativity, design and business

Good Practice Information

Concordia Design is a private non-profit initiative located in the re-constructed printing house in the centre of Poznan. It serves as a collaboration platform for entrepreneurs, experts and designers, combining design promotion with education and consultancy in following areas: innovation and creativity, design management, modern marketing methodologies. It addresses various target groups -

business community, but also adults and children (Concordia Kids edu. programme).
Concordia Design participates in regional, national and international projects. It houses an incubator of creative sector companies (architecture, photography and design studios, branding agencies, new technology and IT), Concordia Taste restaurant and Concordia Print printing shop (offering digital & 3D printing).

Evidence of success

trainings - 2000 participants
design management training sessions for 60 designers and 60 companies
support for enterprises implementing innovation based on design-thinking and creativity - ca. 50 services and workshops
support services for design-driven innovation in almost 100 companies (design audits, new product development strategies, product and service design, coaching, design management)

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Joanna Sosnowska

Pro Design sp. z o. o.

j.sosnowska@concordiadesign.pl

concordiadesign.pl/en

Annex completed on: 10-21-2014

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