Radical Innovation and Design Research

DS 30: Proceedings of DESIGN 2002, the 7th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik

Year: 2002
Editor: Marjanovic D.
Author: Eloranta, K. T.; Riitahuhta, A.; Karvinen, M.
Section: Design research and technology
Page(s): 55-60


This paper contains a general description of our Radical Innovation Initiative for Tampere University of Technology (TUT) called Project RID. It is a programme for the development of innovation systems in industrial corporations. The description consists of the following parts: (1) Aims and objectives, (2) Project RID: A development programme for innovation competence, (3) Knowledge surveys, (4) Knowledge assessments, (5) Knowledge acquisition and use in action, (6) The current state of programme and the near-term activities, and (7) Concluding remarks. This paper is our first public presentation of Project RID for a broad audience of design, innovation and R&D people.

Keywords: innovation competence, innovation management, innovation knowledge, innovation education


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