Shape is the output from The European House of Design Management (EHDM) project to encourage the use of creative thinking and creative methods in public service projects across Europe. The main aim of the project is to enable public sector organisations to use design management thinking and methods currently used by leading companies in the private sector.
EHDM is a three-year collaborative project running from 2012 to 2015, co-funded by the European Commission. It is one of six pilot projects funded by the First Action Plan of the European Design Innovation Initiative.
The consortium of collaborative partners comprises of a mix of public and private organisations: