„CLICKNL“ managing director, lecturer, and design consultant.


Bart Ahsmann graduated in 1988 with a master’s degree in Industrial Design at TU Delft, followed by 13 years of design consultancy. After 7 years of innovation consultancy for Dutch SMEs, he joined Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft in 2009 to build knowledge transfer in design research, initiating and developing large-scale research and innovation projects, industry partnerships, design start-ups, and the Research Centre Design United. From 2016 on, Bart is Managing Director of CLICKNL, the Dutch Creative Industries knowledge, and innovation network, developing large-scale public-private partnerships and crossovers. He served as president of BEDA from 2017-2019.