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The Design Thinking Lab Community

What is Design Thinking Lab?
Design Thinking Lab improves the framework condition for innovation in the Alpine Space enhancing intermediaries’ and policy makers’ knowledge and competence on Design Thinking to assist entrepreneurs with dedicated strategy and structure: a Virtual Training Centre. The platform provides training contents and activities on regular basis to support both the operators and SMEs for DT-oriented activities at local and Alpine level.

3 reasons to join the Design Thinking Lab:

  • News and Updates: events, seminars, workshops and up to date, stimulating material on Design Thinking
  • Transnational Experts Community: exchange of direct experience on the application of Design Thinking methodology, receive and give feedback on the efficacy of its application, share best and worst practices
  • Business Innovation: boost SMEs innovation processes and growth yet preserving the connection with the territory

Project output O.T1.1: DesAlps framework conditions to help DT diffusion

Scheme describing the framework conditions to be met to improve the attitude of Alpine SMEs to use DT methods for the innovation processes. The scheme will support further project steps.
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Project output O.T2: Joint training actions addressed to intermediateries and model development

T2 core actions are the definition of training paths and extensive training sessions addressed to intermediaries.



D.T2.3.2: DT Training Workshop in Ljubljana, December 2017: “Design Thinking Teaser” - Italian and Slovenian energy combined with a very productive and in-depth discussion resulted in a capacity building upgrade


Project output: Communication

The Design Thinking Recipe – A guide for managers of change to spice up Design Thinking

O.T3.1- DesAlps Paper

It includes strategies and inputs for a durable Design Thinking implementation, gathered during the pilot action phase. Document >>>

O.T4.1 -DesAlps Strategy for DT Inclusion in AS

In the framework of previous models conceived, the strategy puts the basis for a follow up plan for Design Thinking inclusion in the innovation ecosystem. Document>>>