Was already in 2009 that the European Commission launched the working document "Design as a driver of user-centred innovation" analysing and highligting the contribution of design to innovation and competitiveness. According to the EC at that time the Design is a driver and enabler of innovation complements more traditional innovation
This view has not changed much, only becomes ever more notorious, with the applied implementation of this concept also in the HealthCare and Governance. Design as a tool for
Design is increasingly considered a strategic tool for user-centred innovation.