Concert Hall - Aarhus
19 - 21 June 2012
João C.R. Mena de Matos
Joao Mena de Matos is CEO and co-owner of the European Design Centre (EDC), with offices in Den Bosch (Head Office), Eindhoven, Brussels and Lisbon. The European Design Centre (EDC) is a creative research lab operating at the intersection of ICT, creativity and design. Joao and his team lead research initiatives, develop profitable projects and create spin-off businesses. EDC assembles and manages extended networks across a range of research interests. Over the past two decades Joao has led over 40 projects with a combined value of more than €100 million, collaborating with over 250 partners in 29 European countries.EDC applies design-led thinking to clarify user perspectives and accelerate ICT innovation. EDC works with public sector funding bodies to stimulate investment and develop new areas of research and business. Joao has been transforming promising ideas into commercial ventures for over twenty years.
A multidisciplinary approach of design and technology to achieve innovation