This paper provides background information to support the roundtable discussion. It starts by explaining the current situation of design in India, followed by the emerging fields of design in the global context, as well as the key results from the desk and field research.
In this way, key requirements in terms of capacity development can be highlighted.
Next, the paper introduces the DESINNO project and describe how it aims to address these requirements. Finally, key outcomes of the project are presented.
Each outcome contains questions and/or topics that will be explored further at the roundtable discussion.