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Information Day: Call for Projects, Design (Bern)

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Ateliers Bollwerkstadt

Bollwerk 35

3011 Bern

Switzerland

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Hosted by Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia

Do you seek grant funding in support of a project in fashion, product design, furniture, graphic or textile design? Pro Helvetia supports projects which have potential to reach international markets with innovative and high quality content.

We will show you best practice in how to prepare your submission for the next Call for Projects (deadline for submissions to the Call is March 1st 2020). You will hear from experts and previous successful applicants on what makes a viable project and application package. Topics for the event will include identifying a clear marketing strategy and advice for budgeting a project.

The workshop will be delivered in english.

14.00 Welcome and outline of grant criteria, purpose of scheme (Helen Muggli, Pro Helvetia)

14:30 Meet a member of the Jury: Adrien Rovero

Adrien Rovero Born in 1981, Adrien Rovero holds a Master’s in Industrial Design from the ECAL/University of art and design Lausanne Switzerland. Active in the realms of product and exhibition design, he opened his studio in Renens in 2006. He is part of Pro Helvetia’s Design jury since 2014.


"How does the design jury assess, evaluate and discuss the applications? What criteria are most important to make a successful application?"

15:00 Audience Q&A

15:15 Apero & mingle

15:45 Close of workshop

Frequently asked questions:

Who is this event intended for?
Studios, creative companies or small teams who wish to make an application for grant funding of a design project based in Switzerland.

What time does the event start formally?
14.00. Please arrive some minutes before to get seated.

Will food and drink be provided?
Some drinks and snacks will be provided

What are the transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

On foot (5 minutes)
Leave the station eastwards (ascent Neuengasse), follow the street "Bollwerk" for 5 minutes. House number 35 opposite the parking Schützenmatte.

By bus (1 minute)
Get on bus no. 20 directly in front of the station and get off at the first stop "Bollwerk". Then walk ~50 meters back.

By car
Car park Schützenmatte or underground parking "Metro" at Waisenhausplatz 19, 3011 Bern.

Should I bring my printed ticket to the event?

As long as we can identify you, you don't need to print a ticket.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
Tickets are not transferable. If you have registered and are unable to attend, please cancel your ticket via the eventbrite page so that we can offer the place to someone else.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please contact: mreaney@prohelvetia.ch


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Ateliers Bollwerkstadt

Bollwerk 35

3011 Bern

Switzerland

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