On March 13-14, 2019, the DESSINO kick-off meeting took place in Athens, Greece. The DESSINO Erasmus+ project seeks to provide the infrastructure for the development of design education by establishing three Design & Innovation Centres in Indian Universities, where the systematic collaboration of academia with industry will be fostered. 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.