On March 13-14, 2019, the DESSINO kick-off meeting took place in Athens, Greece. This Erasmus+ project aims at DESSINO project seeks to provide an infrastructure for the development of design education by the establishment of three Design & Innovation Centres in Indian Universities and through a systematic collaboration of academia with industry. These centres will facilitate the development of improved design courses that will encompass product and service design by following state of the art methodologies in design thinking, sustainability, design research, social innovation, ethical issues in design, etc.
Faye Plakantonaki the project manager of CLICHA: Climate Change in Agriculture and Dimos Papakonstantinou member of the consortium with CRE.THI.DEV. had the chance to present the main aspects of the project and share their experience concerning its implementation.