Singapore-Denmark Cooperation Program On Design To Improve Life Established

Singapore’s Minister for Information,
Communications and the Arts, Dr. Lee Boon Yang, signed a Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU) in Copenhagen,
Denmark
with
the Danish Minister for Economic and Business Affairs, Bendt Bendtsen. This MOU
will see the establishment of a Singapore
– Denmark Cooperation program on Design to Improve Life. The signing of the MOU
is a part of an official visit by Dr. Lee Boon Yang to Denmark hosted
by INDEX: Design to Improve Life.
    Through
collaborative development, the MOU will generate a greater understanding of the
human, social, environmental and economical impact of Design to Improve Life. Singapore and Denmark will also share statistics
and research studies within the field of the co-operation program and develop
links and joint programs between educational institutions and the design
industry. INDEX: and The DesignSingapore Council will be the implementing
agencies in Denmark and Singapore
respectively.
    On the
occasion of the official visit, INDEX: and the Danish Design Association will
be presenting a unique insight into design and professional opportunities for
designers and companies in Singapore.
INDEX: Pauses will include addresses by Minister Dr. Lee Boon Yang; Dr. Milton
Tan, founding Exceutive Director Design Singapore; Henrik Jeppesen, CEO CB; and
Kigge Hvid & Gitte Just, INDEX: and DDA.

 

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