The Experts Cluster Sustainable Design wants to network and bundle all initiatives, actors, resources and available know-how on the subject of sustainable design  in Austria. “Learning by sharing” for an overarching goal: responsible action for environmentally and socially sustainable products (product service systems, graphic products, etc.).
The goals of Sustainable Design EC are:
- to contribute to the development of the theoretical and practical aspects of sustainable design in Austria (cluster initiator IDRV researches, among other things, scientific methods and tools for designers).
- to provide an overview of all initiatives and actors in Austria.
- to find pilot or reference projects on the subject that SustainableDesign EC can use to showcase sustainable design and raise public consciousness.
Cluster Manager: Christina Naegele, IDRV
Every expert who would like to make an active contribution to the subject of sustainable design is welcome!
 The term “sustainable design” is an extension of the conventional eco-design concept to include environmental, social and ethical sustainability.