sustainability - innovation http://tepuidesign.com/taxonomy/term/57/0 en Certificate in Sustainable Design Innovation - Ireland http://tepuidesign.com/blog/ireland-certificate-sustainable-design <p><img class="floatleft mceItem" src="../../sites/tepuidesign.com/files/u3/spark.jpg" alt="" height="151" width="211"> </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>TEPUI has co-developed with IT Carlow and the Design Ireland Skillnet <strong>a certificate course in Sustainable Design Innovation</strong>. This module has now been accredited as an ECTS 10 credit Level 9 module (post- Masters Degree) by the Irish Higher Education and Training Awards Council, HETAC. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This 15-week course ran for two consecutive years, with students coming from a variety of backgrounds, most being mid-career professionals. They included architects, landscape designers, graphic designers, fashion designers, industrial materials designers, planners, industrial product designers, design managers, marketing managers and other business managers with responsibility for new product development (NPD), company strategy and design. In other words, representation was broad, and this served to enrich the exchange of ideas and experiences in the class.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In 2008/2009 and 2009/2010, the program consisted of........................<p><a href="http://tepuidesign.com/blog/ireland-certificate-sustainable-design">read more</a></p> http://tepuidesign.com/blog/ireland-certificate-sustainable-design#comments courses ecodesign innovation training Thu, 16 Dec 2010 21:54:03 +0000 erik 67 at http://tepuidesign.com Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Award http://tepuidesign.com/blog/social-entrepreneurs-ireland-award <p> <a href="http://socialentrepreneurs.ie" target="_blank"><img class="floatleft mceItem border" src="/sites/tepuidesign.com/files/images/logoSEI.gif" border="50" alt="" width="160" height="58" align="left"></a>On the 29th of October, Erik van Lennep was honoured as one of Ireland´s Leading Innovators at the Annual Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) Awards Ceremony for founding TEPUI. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p> Social Entrepreneurs Ireland aims to ignite social change by identifying, investing in and supporting Irish social entrepreneurs – individuals who are prepared to take risks by applying their energy, drive, ambition and innovation to tackle some of Ireland’s most entrenched social problems. Since 2004 the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards programme has selected and supported 116 leading social entrepreneurs, providing financial support, training, education and network opportunities. For more information, visit <a href="http://socialentrepreneurs.ie" target="_blank">www.socialentrepreneurs.ie<p><a href="http://tepuidesign.com/blog/social-entrepreneurs-ireland-award">read more</a></p> http://tepuidesign.com/blog/social-entrepreneurs-ireland-award#comments awards innovation inside TEPUI Wed, 29 Oct 2008 23:00:00 +0000 judith 68 at http://tepuidesign.com