Design Innovation

Application Support workshops 

<strong>Application Support workshops </strong>

Workshops to support your application to the Transport Pathfinder Innovation Programme.

WATCH: Transport Pathfinder Innovation Programme Briefing

WATCH: Transport Pathfinder Innovation Programme Briefing

Watch a recording of the Transport Pathfinder Innovation Programme Briefing event.

Designing for our Future Selves

Designing for our Future Selves

Our upcoming display at the Design Museum from 24 February, will showcase ten innovative design initiatives that aim to help everyone age more happily and healthily.

Virtual Briefing Event

Virtual Briefing Event

Do you have an idea to reimagine transport for an ageing population? Join our event introducing our new Programme with up to £120k funding available.

The Wisdom Hour: Transport

The Wisdom Hour: Transport

Presented by Design Age Institute and the Association of Royal Designers for Industry (RDI), designer and RDI Luke Pearson sits down with Royal College of…

Petition for packaging

Petition for packaging

Join us in petitioning government to introduce mandatory standards for consumer packaging to enhance accessibility, sustainability & choice.

On Tour: V&A Dundee

On Tour: V&A Dundee

Our recent exhibit 'The Future of Ageing', co-curated with the Design Museum, is touring to the V&A Dundee between 12 October 2022 - 22 January 2023.

Designing the Everyday

Designing the Everyday

Read our latest report, ‘Designing the everyday for a less frustrating later life’, revealing the most frustrating household objects as we age.

Questionnaire: Falls

Questionnaire:  Falls

Share your experiences as part of a project exploring the incidence of falls as we grow older, and contribute to improving stability and safety.

Masterclass: Design for Ageing

Masterclass: Design for Ageing

Learn how to apply design and innovation approaches to create better customer products, services and experiences for an ageing population.

Reimagining the walker

Reimagining the walker

Announcing Michael Strantz (MA Design Products, 2022) as the winner of the Hamlyn Walker Challenge to rethink the walker as reliable, desirable and joyful.

Explore your future wisdom

Explore your future wisdom

Join us at the Design Museum on 21 July for an interactive workshop exploring if we really get wiser as we get older.

Growing Together Garden

Growing Together Garden

Drop into the Design Museum on Saturday 7th May for the Growing Together Garden Open Day with design studio Public Works. 

Hamlyn Walker Challenge

Hamlyn Walker Challenge

A fantastic opportunity to redesign an everyday mobility aid and develop your design at world-leading design consultancy.

Applicant briefing session

Applicant briefing session

Watch the briefing session for applicants to our Pathfinder Projects and submit your application for up to 50k by 20 February.

Innovators in ageing

Innovators in ageing

Up to 50k available to fund services & products that can enable people to live longer, healthier and happier lives towards market.