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Welcome to the Public Sector section of Design for Europe

Design has the power to help generate innovative and creative solutions to some of the public sector’s biggest problems. By putting the needs of the user first, it can dramatically improve services, making them more effective and efficient.

Over the past three years we have worked closely with public sector organisations across Europe to understand and identify the challenges to using design approaches. From this we have created a series of learning modules, based around three key challenge areas,  to help support the public sector in adopting these new approaches. The modules have been developed to help build people's confidence in using design so that they can start putting it into practice and make change happen.

Read more  on our work and approach, or explore the three challenge areas below.

Design for Europe’s public sector work is led by Nesta, La 27e Région and the Estonian Design Centre.

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