Innovation Engineering

Design Sciences | Faculty of Engineering, LTH

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Our activities are needs motivated and applied in character and are performed in close partnership with various actors from both industry and the public sector. A user-centered perspective is central, and methods that engage citizens in the development of innovations is therefore of particular interest.

Our partners include Getinge Infection Control, Maquet Critical Care, ArjoHuntleigh, Region Skåne, Stockholm County Council, Ericsson, ST-Ericsson, TeliaSonera, Sony Mobile Communications, Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology, Siemens, and Stanford University.

Collaboration Opportunities

* Research projects, normally ranging from one to four years, offer the opportunity for deep investigation of large-scale research issues in a mid- to long-term perspective, and they include both senior researchers and academic/industrial PhD students working closely with public and private partners.

* Pilot projects, in the form of student projects or Master Thesis work, normally range from six months to a year, and offer low-risk exploration of a specific topic of interest, potentially ending in the definition of a large-scale research project or programme. We provide academic supervision and examination, while public/private partners provide intriguing problem contexts as well as guidance within the specific application domain.

* Commissioned education
is a mechanism for professional development targeting companies and organizations who are seeking continuous education opportunities for their staff. Courses, workshops and seminars of different length and scope are available depending on the needs of your organization.

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