Shaping Society Entrepreneurial Responsibility

In what way are social design and corporate social responsibility connected? At the Entrepreneurs’ Forum (07-Nov-2016) participants will learn how design helps link entrepreneurial and social interests in a sensible manner.

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FachPack 2016 | Packing & More

In cooperation with NürnbergMesse, bayern design will host a Forum for Design Knowledge at FachPack for the fourth time that will follow the motto INGENIOUS DESIGN, GREEN PACKAGING.

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Call for entries Creative Demo Night 2017

Creative Demo Night provides an opportunity for designers and start-ups to show their products. MCBW START UP 2017, during the Munich Creative Business Week, is taking place on March 7 and 8 2017 at BMW Welt Munich. Apply till November 14, 2016.

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bayern design

As the main contact for organizations and designers in Bavaria supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, bayern design coordinates and promotes all design-related activities in the state.

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Mission

About bayern design

The role of the design sector along the innovation supply chain is increasing steadily. As the main contact for organizations and designers in Bavaria, bayern design bundles, coordinates and promotes all design-related activities in the state. bayern design’s programs are sponsored by the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology.

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Mission

The Mission

For long-term success in the market, companies have to differentiate themselves from their competitors. Design is the key to differentiation. The Bavarian State Ministry has tasked bayern design with increasing the quality of design in the products and services originating in Bavaria and, ultimately, to position the state as a globally acknowledged site of design excellence.

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Mission

Engagement

bayern design acts as the contact for all sectors of the economy regardless of the size of the company. Its goal is to bring market players together. To increase the awareness of design, bayern design has established networks with companies, trade chambers, educational institutions, designers and many other creative entities.

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bayern design provides support

bayern design initiates state-sponsored design projects in Bavaria and is the main consultant for companies applying for design sponsorships from the state. In addition to analyzing and documenting developments in the creative sector, bayern design provides the economic sector with design-oriented recommendations for action.

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bayern design inspires

Corporate forums, speeches, exhibitions and trade fairs – bayern design provides information about current trends, topics and design as an economic factor. Based on best practices, entrepreneurs learn how and why innovative design leads to success and about the developments that will influence their industries in the future.

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bayern design connects

bayern design establishes and maintains cross-discipline networks with entrepreneurs, creative people, trade chambers, associations and educational institutions. Events, workshops, round-table discussions and trade fair stands organized by bayern design provide opportunities for everyone interested in design to establish contacts with like- minded participants.

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bayern design qualifies

bayern design develops programs for entrepreneurs and initiates partnerships with educational institutions to advance design-related research, training and education. Jointly with universities, bayern design explores the issue of design as a competitive advantage for the middle market.

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bayern design communicates

bayern design GmbH is represented on diverse platforms through its participation in discussions and its exhibitions. Its consistent press and public relations activities inform the public about the role of design as a factor for success.

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bayern design organizes

In addition to its own events, bayern design organizes and implements design awards, conferences and exhibitions for the industrial and public sectors. Contact bayern design to share information about your project!

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Organization

The Structure

bayern design is made up of bayern design GmbH and its supporting organization, bayern design forum. bayern design GmbH is responsible for and assumes the operation of the business. bayern design forum provides networking and sponsorship to bayern design GmbH and is open to membership by partners.

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Organization

bayern design GmbH

bayern design GmbH was founded in 2001 by the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology and to a large extent is sponsored by it. bayern design forum and the City of Nuremberg also contribute funds.

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bayern design forum

bayern design forum was founded in 1987. Its members include corporations, agencies, trade chambers, associations and freelancers. The chairman of bayern design forum represents bayern design forum at bayern design.

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Executive committee

Chairman bayern design forum e. V.

Rolf Schifferens

Faber-Castell

Deputy chairman bayern design forum e. V.

Wolfgang Bastert

Barthelmess Display & Decoration

Secretary bayern design forum e. V.

Rolf Keller

Nürnberg Messe Group

Treasurer bayern design forum e. V.

Hans-Hermann Ueffing

TÜV Rheinland
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Managing Director

Dr. Silke Claus became Executive Director of bayern design Ltd in 2009. There she initiates programs and is involved with new technologies in design, sustainable design, design research, international exchange programs and design management. She is also responsible for the Munich Creative Business Week and works in several national and international juries.

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Publications

Yearbook iF UNIVERSAL DESIGN

In the past seven years, the universal design award has firmly established as part of the debate surrounding design, architecture and services. The following documentation reflects the changes the debate is undergoing.

132 pages, 2015

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bayern design-brochure

Design makes a mark! Good design covers innovation, aesthetics and functionality. The bayern design-brochure provides detailed information about design as a factor in success and about bayern design’s activities.

40 pages, 2014

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Do You Speak Design?

Study about design communication in and by companies. Prof. Anne Bergner and Ulrike Rogler University of Applied Sciences Coburg, Germany 2013

73 pages, 2013

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Trend Book 2013

The Trend Book is published as part of Dutch Design Week, the largest annual design festival in the Netherlands. Written in English, the Trend Book 2013 was designed in cooperation with bayern design. It provides insight into designers’ visions and their shared outlook for the future. The Trend Book 2013 is available for 15 euros plus postage. Please order your print copy by sending an e-mail to kontakt@bayern-design.de.

30 pages, 2013

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Optimizing Forklifts

The project titled “Designing the Workplace of a Forklift Operator based on the Principles of Universal Design” implemented by the Department of Industrial Design at Munich Technical University and universal design GmbH illustrates how the workplaces of forklift operators can be designed to accommodate diverse generations and cultures.

122 pages, 2013

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Universal Design – Care for Outpatients

This documentation created by the Department of Industrial Design at Munich Technical University deals with increasing the attraction of jobs in outpatient care. Set against the background of demographic change, home care has become a growing business.

105 pages, 2013

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Examples of eco design

Available in German and in English, this publication illustrates some of the best examples of eco design from Austria, Ireland, Germany and the UK. Companies use eco design in their long- term visions regarding products and processes. Eco design offers the opportunity to connect the issue of sustainability with products and processes.

45 pages, 2012

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Study on the Bavarian Design Sector

Published by the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology in German and in English, the study discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the design sector with a focus on the roles of corporate design departments and independent designers.

74 pages, 2012

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Jobs

Interns

bayern design in Nuremberg is looking for interns in the following areas: event management and exhibitions, graphic and communication design / media design, marketing / pr and office management.

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