The four primary services of IIDPS are:
1. Support services for regional economic development offices and design/innovation programmes
2. Support services delivered directly to business
4. Design Policy Research
Support services for regional economic development offices and design/innovation programmes
Addressing the needs of your region.
Every region has a unique combination of industrial, academic, political and economic conditions that dictate what the most appropriate business support policy and programmes should be.
IIDPS can support you in understanding/assessing your current regional infrastructure, bring together key stakeholders for constructive, impartial dialogue and therefore help build plans for new support programmes.
Writing regional design policy
Bespoke support to facilitate the drafting of regional policy & strategy.
Bespoke regional design policy/strategy advice
Support to map regional design systems and to develop appropriate regional design policies and programmes.
Design and business support audits
A programme to audit the impact, service quality and regional integration of business support programmes.
Courses & workshops
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Support services delivered directly to business
Delivered on behalf of regional economic development offices and innovation departments these workshops, training courses and events support businesses in understanding and managing design issues such as branding, new product development and service innovation.
Through Design Wales the IIDPS already leads a network of 11 European design organisations and regional policy makers and established the UK design support network in 2007.
The insight gained from engagement with this broad network of partners provides invaluable knowledge of the current level of regional engagement and best practice delivery.
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In Spring 2010 we are launching a design network in Wales.
IIDPS undertakes research to understand the role of design support and promotion in economic development at a policy level and to further highlight best practice in support programmes.
Through Design Wales IIDPS have hosted a bi-annual International Workshop on Design Support (IWDS) since 2002 each time attracting up to 100 delegates from around the World.