On March 21th 2013 a new book was launched by Froukje Sleeswijk Visser. This book is the result of a think tank at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology with a group of 25 master students, 8 staff and 9 design practitioners.

The new field of Artificial Intelligence called Machine Ethics is concerned with ensuring that the behaviour of machines towards human users and other machines is ethical. This unique edited collection aims to provide a platform for researchers in this field to present new research and developments in Machine Medical Ethics.

Veylinx was recently chosen as the best 'business idea' at CRISP DRS5. With Veylinx it is possible to measure consumers' willingness to pay for a product, service or PSS by means of online auctions. Veylinx is initially developed for scientific research by Bram Kuijken from CASD, but he realized that this auction tool can also be used to conduct market research for companies.

On the 7th of April the third symposium in the series of Design Research and Practice Symposia will be held in Barcelona. The third symposium is about collaboration and will adresss the relevance of collaborative engagement with other discplines and modes of practice. Theories of collaboration as well as the time and place collaboration emerges will be discussed.

On the 10th of April in 2014 at the Hogeschool Utrecht a symposium in celebration of the doctorate degree of Christine de Lille is organized. Christine will defend her thesis on User Centered Design for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises the day before on the Delft University of Technology.

The field of Design research is growing quickly. Often academic conferences focus on specific topics, the Design Research conference in Umea (Sweden, June 2014) questioned big societal issues to push the boundaries of design research.

A new book written by CRISP advisory board member Keest Dorst is now published. In Frame Innovation,  Kees Dorst describes a new innovation-centred approach to problem-solving in organisations. New strategies are presented that surpass the borrowed tricks and techniques that usually characterise the term Design Thinking.