Design to move the world forward_

Hi, I’m Rui Lira. I help organizations and entrepreneurs to amplify their relevance and impact by crafting design-driven innovation journeys.

Design-driven Innovation

Corporations & Startups

Social Impact & Sustainability

Workshops & Training

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Innovation Strategy

Digital Transformation Strategy

Venture Design and Building

Open Innovation Programs

Corporate Education

Design sprints and Hackathons

Design Research

Service Design 

Business Design

 Experience Design

Branding & Creative Direction

Interaction Design

Design for Social Mobilization and Engagement

Youth Leadership

Impact Theory and Indicators


Groups and Communities  Facilitation

Design for Circular Economy


Neo Acelera: innovation for the primary health care

Digital Transformation for an Energy Dinosaur

X-LAB: Design to empower the leaders of tomorrow

Unilever: Cost reduction on the supply-chain

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How Design Research helped a Brazilian vegetables-shop chain get into the gluten-free market

Leroy Merlin: Hackathon to select the next best trainees

Lex Design: Design Thinking applied to the Juridic world

Idleness: What if to regenerate the planet is just about joining the useful to the pleasant?

In the last



I've made projects on


different countries

more than


Design and Innovation projects

and more than


Startups accelerated

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I've been working with:

on innovation projects for some of the biggest organizations


Portugal & Europe: +351 912 398 579

Brasil & Latam: +55 11 997 683 185

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