IED strives to strengthen innovation through international, bilateral and multilateral cooperation with other organizations and institutions.

The primary objective is to generate value at local and global level by cultivating knowledge, mutual learning and facilitating novel exchange of expertise and experiences through the active participation in cooperation projects.

IED engages the creative intelligence and competences of its community of academic staff, lecturers, professionals, students and alumni leveraging on its 50+ years proven-track record in design methodologies and sustainable innovation.