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Design Thinking at the University of St. Gallen

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Our Program

We offer a human centered design approach to help solve wicked problems for companies that aim for disruptive innovation. Global leading companies are working together with an interdisciplinary team of master students from one of Europe’s top business schools partnering with students from all around the globe to tackle innovation. We have a backpack full of experience: More than 10 years experience and over 100 projects with companies. We are not just solving the most wicked problems but providing access to the biggest academic network in design thinking.

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Project Examples

A selection of projects with some of our Corporate Partners
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Sugar Network

SUGAR is a global network bringing together our corporate partners with students from 24 universities representing 4 continents. In this cross international setting students get acquainted with human centered design tools in an environment of cross disciplinary practice based learning for the duration of one academic year. The global students' teams, prototype, test and iterate in order to develop and implement innovative solutions to real world design challenges posed by multinational corporate sponsors. We encourage the sharing of knowledge and education by hosting global events to provide these students and corporate sponsors the ideal atmosphere for this exchange to happen.

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SUGAR EXPO Cloud Edition
5th June 2020

The SUGAR Expo will showcase the innovation outcomes of more than 25 teams from all over the world. Get fascinated by solutions for BMW, Generali, Postfinance, Evanglische Kirche and Rohde&Schwarz. Join for free.

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With our more than 10 years of experience we are able to provide excellent trainings and workshops in design thinking. Besides, we are designing and providing innovation spaces. Working with us means a unique access to our network.

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