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Organisation of a network for the Dissemination and Promotion of Design Engineering Tools and Techniques


To identify and select most relevant design engineering techniques which, in the context of the product development process, have more influence in the competitiveness of the companies, in terms of cost, quality and delivery time of the products.
To produce a handbook with a description of selected techniques, including information referring "best practices", technology readiness, achieved improvements and existing tools.
"DENTOT handbook" will be updated during the action by means of the collaboration among partners, with ultimate developments referring selected techniques, and new techniques will be added to it, and it will include also information on good-practices, demonstrated improvements, currently used tools, real experiences, ...
To develop transnational exchange of experiences referring design engineering practices, sharing knowledge on previous topics.
Four workshops will be held in four different EU countries (Germany, Spain, United Kingdom and Denmark), and each of them organised by the corresponding national organisation of the consortium, with the close collaboration of the rest of the partners.
To raise awareness concerning the potential influence on productivity, quality, time-to-market, and costs of properly applied design engineering techniques, within the Product Development Process.
A newsletter will be published following to the celebration of each workshops.
To make a study about the suitability of a permanent network for the promotion and dissemination of design engineering methodologies and techniques.


Calle Mayor, 10
48930 Las Arenas (Vizkaia)

Participants (4)

Danish Technological Institute (DTI)
8000 Aarhus C
Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Angewandten Forschung e.V.
Pascalstrasse 8-9
10587 Berlin
LABEIN Centro de Investigación Tecnológica
Cuesta De Olabeaga 16
48013 Bilbao
University of Nottingham
United Kingdom
University Park
NG7 2RD Nottingham