In order to bridge the gap between design research institutes and the design community, Design United performs the following core activities:
- Initiating roundtable talks between senior 4TU researchers and leading representatives of the design sector and industry to identify the demand for knowledge within the community, formulate research topics and establish consortia.
- Organizing researcher-targeted events geared towards the exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of Design Research.
- Disseminating new and existing knowledge within the design community through various initiatives such as knowledge symposia, exhibitions and publications.
Responsible for all communication, networking and organizational activities of the Research Centre.