Building Better Relationships Between Design research, design research education, government, industry and the design professions
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School of Engineering
Governments and major industrial players regard successful innovation as one of the most significant factors in improving economic and social outcomes. Designing is the process by which new knowledge is transformed into innovative products, systems and services.? Research into designing provides the foundation for improving designing and improving how innovation processes are managed. Stakeholders in design activities have relatively neglected design research. This paper focuses on the role of concepts and terminology in multidisciplinary design fields in supporting or inhibiting relationships between design professionals, designs researchers, design research educators, government and industry organisations.