Antwerp, Belgium

Product | Service | System design in Health Care

when 2 July 2018 - 6 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 250

We offer a 5-day practical, inspiring and engaging summer school in the context of Product | Service | System design in health care. You will be guided by designers, social innovators, academic researchers and many other experts. You will be thinking and doing on the following subjects:
1. Human Centered Design and caregiving
2. Energy Lab on personal wellbeing
3. Virtual reality in care-context
4. Digital storytelling in health care context
5. Media in Health Care
Product, service and system designers (from local and international agencies), social innovators, academic researchers, and multiple other experts from (non-)profit organizations and governmental institutions will guide you through this summer school within the context of health care.
We offer a very hands-on, inspiring and engaging 5-day programme including the following themes:
1. Human Centered Design and caregiving
Fast forward through the HCD process, inspiration – ideation – implementation. Case study background (methods, process and outcome); round table discussions with experts and desk research corner; ideation, prototyping, testing and pitching.
2. Energy Lab on personal wellbeing
An inspiring workshop on energy work/private life balance at an unknown location (focus on group dynamics & creativity).
3. Virtual reality (in general and in care-context for kids)
Debate night / soirée with keynotes, panel discussions, case inspiration, etc. (getting inspired and learn from good/bad practices locally & abroad).
4. Digital storytelling in healthcare context
Case study (autism, LT-hospitalization, …) and hands-on workshop (theme sessions) by ‘Numan’ and concrete tools for implementation.
5. Media and design research in healthcare
Case studies (e.g., ‘living longer at home’ European project), design & implementation issues (with e.g., digital, augmented, IoT) and related workshops.

Target group

Master students; Design and other professionals working in the field of health care; Service Design Network (SDN) Belgium members. Depending on the profile, 3rd year Bachelor students can be accepted as well.

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS credits can be awarded upon successful completion of the programme.

Fee info

EUR 250: students
EUR 450: professionals