New book about Design Factory way of developing organisations’ activities has come out

DF Global Network has grown to 21 locations around the globe.
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Head of research of Aalto University Design Factory Tua Björklund, researchers Miko Laakso and Senni Kirjavainen as well as Professor Kalevi "Eetu" Ekman have edited the brand new book named ”Passion-based co-creation". The Design Factory style of developing organisations’ activities and its scientific base has been compiled in the book. The writers come from Aalto University Design Factory and the other Design Factories all over the world.

Aalto Design Factory is approaching its 10-year anniversary and the Design Factory Global Network has grown to cover 21 locations around the globe. The following universities belong to the network:

1. Aalto Design Factory, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2. Sino-Finnish Centre, Tongi University, Shanghai, China
3. Design Factory Melbourne, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
4. Duoc Design Factory, Duoc UC, Santiago, Chile
5. IdeaSquare, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
6. Design Factory Korea, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
7. RTU Design Factory, Riga Polytechnic, Riga, Latvia
8. Porto Design Factory, Porto Polytechnic, Porto, Portugal
9. Frisian Design Factory, NHL, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
10. NYC Design Factory, Pace University, New York, USA
11. Nexus Design Factory, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, USA
12. METU Design Factory, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
13. Design Factory Javeriana Cali, Universidad de Javeriana, Cali, Colombia
14. Design Factory Javeriana Bogotá Universidad de Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
15. UPV Design Factory, Universidad Politecnico de Valencia, Spain
16. Design Factory São Paulo, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
17. Design Factory New Zealand, Wintec, Hamilton, New Zealand
18. Ghent Design Factory, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
19. Warsaw Design Factory, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
20. Fusion Point, UPC, Esade and IED, Barcelona, Spain
21. Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan

The Design Factory concept created at Aalto University is a new kind of open environment for research and education on product development. The concept aims to speed up the change in the teaching and operating culture by supporting interdisciplinary and problem-oriented learning and research.

Please join us for the official book launch on Tuesday 5 December at 2 pm at Design Factory and get your copy of the building blocks of passion-based co-creation.

You may already read the book online: https://issuu.com/aaltodesignfactory/docs/passion-based_co-creation

Map of the Design Factory Global Network

www.designfactory.aalto.fi

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