Design Network

Innovation doesn't happen in isolation.

Dassault Systèmes plays an active part in a large network of design societies and research institutes across the globe.

We share experiences, knowledge and know-how and collaborate on innovative projects.

Design Institute and Societies

World design organization Dassault Systemes

World Design Organization

WDO® is an international non-governmental organization and the international voice for industrial design.

WDO advocates for Design for a Better World, promoting and sharing knowledge of industrial design-driven innovation that enhances the economic, social, cultural, and environmental quality of life.

idsa Dassault Systemes

Industrial Designers Society of America

IDSA focuses on the professional practice of designing products, devices, objects and services used by millions of people around the world.

From the physical appearance to the functionality and manufacturability of a product, they are often involved in far more during a development cycle.

fernch design Dassault Systemes

VIA Le French Design

For nearly 40 years, le French Design imagine the future of France’s art de vivre for new generations of people, each one progressively more connected, nomadic and hungry for meaningful and emotional experiences – but also increasingly conscious of their budget and the impact they have on the planet.

APCI Dassault Systemes

Agence de Promotion du Design

APCI's objective is to promote the transformative power of design in all its dimensions, whether they are systemic (strategies, organizations, management) or experiential (services, spaces, interfaces, objects).

VDID Dassault Systemes

Verband Deustcher Industrie Designer

The VDID Association of German Industrial Designers creates the basis for a broad dialogue and allows members to participate in its excellent network. It provides orientation , illustrates the effect of design, uses the public and thus promotes both the individual and the general development of industrial designers.

Design Council Dassault Systemes

Design Council

Design Council’s purpose is to make life better by design. We are an independent charity and the government’s advisor on design.

Our vision is a world where the role and value of design is recognised as a fundamental creator of value, enabling happier, healthier and safer lives for all.

Design Spot Dassault Systemes

Université Paris Sacley | The Design Spot

Experimental and innovative, the Design Spot weaves design into the scientific, technological and entrepreneurial fabric of the Paris-Saclay cluster.

MacArthur Foundation Dassault Systemes

EllenMacArthur Foundation

At the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, we develop and promote the idea of a circular economy. We work with, and inspire, business, academia, policymakers, and institutions to mobilise systems solutions at scale, globally.

Raymond Dassault Systemes

Design Leaders United

It's where a small exclusive group of Design & Creative Leaders,ranging from Design VP’s Directors and managers from different world leading companies meet and discuss their surprisingly similar challenges...

Design Academia & Research

royal danish academy Dassault Systemes

Architecture, Design and Conservation

The Design Education at Royal Danish Academy prepares you to work on design in a practice-oriented, scientific and artistic way.

Here, the artistic, research-based and commercially-oriented aspects come together in a broad spectrum of programs covering the fields of visual communication, game design, production design, textile and clothing, furniture design and spatial design, industrial design, and glass and ceramic design.

Politecnico di torino Dassault Systemes

Politecnico di Torino

The Department of Architecture and Design organizes and manages training internally or in collaboration with interdepartmental or inter-university study courses. It also promotes and supports professional training in industrial and service contexts by offering specific courses at various levels.

LTU Dassault Systemes

Lawrence Tech University

The Department of Art and Design prepares students to critically engage creative inquiry, visual literacy, and design thinking, with an emphasis upon practical application and social responsibility.

CCS Dassault Systemes

College for Creative Studies

Artists and designers, young professionals and entrepreneurs of all backgrounds are creating the next Detroit. Affordable access to living and working spaces, a vibrant and socially minded culture, the lure of new adventure, the opportunity to collaborate with an international community of creatives and the ease of becoming an entrepreneur – are just some of the characteristics that are aiding the resurgence of our multifaceted city.

Deakin Dassault Systemes

Deakin University

Deakin’s strategic plan sets out an optimistic future powered by ideas to enhance social, cultural, economic and environmental wellbeing. Deakin 2030: Ideas to Impact is the University’s plan for realising the best future for its communities.

Strate Dassault Systemes

Strate education

A designer's main objective should be to serve his or her fellow man.

The mission of 21st century designers is precisely that: to contribute to solving this equation by connecting the demands of utility, simplicity, comfort, pleasure and beauty to the service of each man and woman.


Rubika Dassault Systemes

ISD Rubika

Our school is based on a simple principle: to accompany students in their creative vocation, to turn their passion into a profession of the future.

This historical promise guides us through the changes undergone by our professions, both culturally and technologically speaking. Each year, we innovate to adapt ourselves to the sectors changes: GPU or real-time computing, opening of an Interaction Design course, etc.

Ecole de Design Dassault Systemes

We have built an expertise in 4 socio-economic fields, combining eduction, experimental research and innovation, through 4 Design Labs (digital culture, the evolution of mobility and built environment, food system and health, quality of life and social innovation).

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Telecom ParisTech

This internationally focused institution develops state-of-the-art scientific research, offers excellent training programs awarding all levels of degrees and guarantees excellent employment opportunities for its graduates.

RCA Dassault Systemes

Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art Invests in research and knowledge exchange that will inform and inspire a new generation of visionary practice in the creative industries.

UniLaSalle Dassault Systemes


The result of the merger of the ISAB, the IGAL, the Esitpa, the École des métiers de l'environnement (EME) and the ESIEE-Amiens, UniLaSalle is a higher education centre of national and international reference in the earth, life, environmental, energy and digital sciences.

Tongji Dassault Systemes

Tongji University College of Design and Innovation

Design - to cope with global challenges and elevate the quality of life.
Innovation - to promote social reforms and realize sustainable development.Our mission is to meet the urgent need of world-class sustainable designing and innovating talents for technological, social, economic and environmental changes and for sustainable development.

Singapore-university Dassault Systemes

Singapore University of Technology & Design

The Singapore University of Technology and Design is established to advance knowledge and nurture technically-grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs, with a focus on Design, through an integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and multi-disciplinary research.

kuwasawa Dassault Systemes

Kuwasawa Design School

At Kuwasawa Design School (KDS) we cultivate human resources for the future who are capable of responding to such needs both in mental and material terms.

Students must cultivate the ability to give shape to new lifestyles for a better tomorrow through the specialized field of design in order to reach this goal—this is our specific educational target as a school.

IRI Dassault Systemes

IRI Institut de Recherche & d’Innovation

The institute, primarily explores the field of digital studies investigating the field of cultural and cognitive technologies from a digital humanities point of view. IRI aims at participating in the development of new forms, devices and technologies.

IEA Nantes Dassault Systemes

Institut d’Etudes Avancées

Dialogue is considered as a fundamental element of a scientific policy. The Nantes IAS’s premise is that in the human sciences researcher and object are never wholly separable.

Due to this particular epistemological status, comparative study and the other’s vision of our own culture and modes of thought are considered an indispensable ingredient of something like objectivity in our knowledge of the human being.