<div>Designforum is an academy for leadership development for professionals with the ambition to steer, create and support new developments for improvement and innovation. We believe that leaders can learn from successes and failures of Start-ups and Scale-ups with high topicality. Unique in our programs is their contribution based on essential strategies for lean procesmanagement, design thinking, talent development, team performance, risk-, and change management. In all our Leadership Programs we enhance your intrapreneurial mindset, developing business sense and enabling new ideas to be realised, with shared commitment and more impact. </div><div><br></div><div><br></div>
"A new application for the advanced mesh network that we have developed; that is what I am looking for at Design to Innovate."
"Our young engineers are trained in how they guide the innovation process as effective as possible. A very inspiring process!"
"Linking designers to innovation issues that need out of the box thinking. This will results in new product-market combinations for our company."
"As a result-oriented mentor I contribute to the development of a good idea into a product. It gives me lots of energy."
"Very surprising how my specific leadership talents have become clear through the ME.-model."
"By guiding a start-up process, I experienced all stages of the V-model in practice. This surely has a positive effect on my collaboration with colleagues."
"Venture mentoring also provides insights into how the young generation thinks about their role in business, what motivates them, or precisely blocks."
"A very special learning experience! The startup mentality can also lead to more initiatives and internal customer-friendliness in a large company."
"Design to Market has a strong network of making industries in the Brainport region and the willingness to offer real prototyping support is great!"
"I received good advice on various challenges, from positioning my products and services to setting up my Terra Nova foundation."
"The program was also aimed at finding my designrole; lets say 'Designer to Market'. I have discovered my passion as a health innovator!"
"I received help and advice from specialist mentors such as Frans de Penning from Vention and Bas Zeper from Plasmacure in very different areas. This was a great help to design my businesscase."
"I experienced guidance for a variety of questions, both from the progress coaches and the network partners. As a result, I was able to develop new concepts for a medical application from Heart Bloom."
Aan ontwerp professionals is gevraagd om een intensieve outside-in benadering toe te passen op basis van hun concept. Zij gaan op zoeknaar antwoorden op vragen als: Voor wie is mijn concept relevant en welke beslissingnemers zijn hierbij betrokken?
Nowi, participant in 2017-2018, shared their news on a NEW Wearable Watch Prototype