SINGAPORE-DENMARK COOPERATION PROGRAM ON DESIGN TO IMPROVE LIFE ESTABLISHED

02 June 2008
Copenhagen (Denmark) - Today Singapore’s Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Dr. Lee Boon Yang, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Copenhagen, Denmark with the Danish Minister for Economic and Business Affairs, Bendt Bendtsen. This MOU will see the establishment of a Singapore - Denmark Cooperation program on Design to Improve Life.
Copenhagen (Denmark) - Today Singapore’s Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Dr. Lee Boon Yang, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Copenhagen, Denmark with the Danish Minister for Economic and Business Affairs, Bendt Bendtsen. This MOU will see the establishment of a Singapore - Denmark Cooperation program on Design to Improve Life. The signing of the MOU is a part of an official visit by Dr. Lee Boon Yang to Denmark hosted by INDEX: Design to Improve Life.

Through collaborative development, the MOU will generate a greater understanding of the human, social, environmental and economical impact of Design to Improve Life. Singapore and Denmark will also share statistics and research studies within the field of the co-operation program and develop links and joint programs between educational institutions and the design industry. INDEX: and The DesignSingapore Council will be the implementing agencies in Denmark and Singapore respectively.

On the occasion of the official visit, INDEX: and the Danish Design Association will be presenting a unique insight into design and professional opportunities for designers and companies in Singapore. INDEX: Pauses will include addresses by Minister Dr. Lee Boon Yang; Dr. Milton Tan, founding Exceutive Director Design Singapore; Henrik Jeppesen, CEO CB; and Kigge Hvid & Gitte Just, INDEX: and DDA

For more information, please contact:

Niels Jarler
Communication Officer
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INDEX: is dedicated to change global mindsets by exploring and showing how design can improve life for people and is a wholly owned subsidiary company of the Danish Design Centre. The Danish Design Centre is a Promotional Member of Icograda.

DesignSingapore Council is a Promotional Member of Icograda.