Design to innovate

“For most companies, there’s no shortage of ideas. The difficult bit is making ideas actually happen".
John Oswald, Global principal of the advisory team at Futurice

Who is applying?

Too often a good idea is ignored or doesn't come to completion. With this program we help organisations to take their innovation capability to the next level. Do you want to:

  • Develop your innovation leadership?
  • Accelerate a team that works on an innovation challenge?
  • Enhance intrapreneurship to improve performances?
  • Develop your experts in T-shaped leaders?

Reasons to follow this program

Learn how to convert innovative ideas in a value proposition that no one can ignore. Collaborate with experienced Design Thinkers and Designers to build convincing prototypes. Create out of the box strategies for engagement and implementation. Develop a startup mentality, work agile and data driven. Learn by doing.

  • Experience the power of Design thinking
  • Match with other innovation teams to share best practices
  • Become an innovation mentor

Knock: the door of innovation is open. Now take an idea from the first concept to implementation.

What's in it for you?


Workshop design thinking

A design mindset is solution-oriented and action is focused on creating a desired future


Expert feedback sessions

Question the challenge: feed from experienced companies who practice 'Design to Innovate'


A four days training

Training in the mentoring of lean innovation processes


Matching with designtalent

Match with designers who are prepared specifically on the technology knowledge that is related to the innovation case


Six months traineeship

A dedicated Design trainee who works 6 months on your innovation case


A Mentor Talentscan

Gain Insight in your qualities as a natural leader


Progress meetings

Monitor the process, receive advice and learn from other teams


Knowledge sharing Event

Collecting the results in an event that is organised in coöperation with Brainport Development


Dutch Design Week

Show results on the Dutch Design Week expo

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