In the past 10 years design has gone through a comprehensive transformation in the Nordic countries and internationally. Today, design includes disciplines such as design thinking, service design, strategic design and digital design, and increasingly includes skills from other professions as well. Design is not just an industry, but an enabler for growth and innovation across all industries.
In Reykjavik last Thursday 25 health and welfare companies and public stakeholders from Iceland participated in a workshop hosted by Nordic Innovation. The goal of the day was to inspire Icelandic companies and share knowledge about Nordic possibilities within health and welfare.
The Nordic countries are integrated in an otherwise fragmented world. In a global context, the Nordic countries are small, and the Nordic region as a whole is economically strong, representing a significant, technologically advanced market.