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Innovation Project 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

In this course, innovation and the early phases of design are addressed. The course involves how to set the requirement for new product development (NPD) and how to support and enhance creative thinking to create product concepts that corresponds to the requirements. The course includes how to make early stage evaluation of conceptual design and how to take decisions on what conceptual design to bring forward to further elaboration. The course will also include Intellectual property rights (IPR) and the legislation around patents. In the course students will engage in innovation projects in assistive technologies.

Examples of course content:
- requirements specification
- innovation support
- creative thinking
- innovation project management
- conceptual design evaluation


The applicant must hold a minimum of a Bachelor degree or equivalent (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) in prosthetics and orthotics or mechanical engineering. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: HIPR21
The course is conducted at: School of Health and WelfareLast modified 2023-09-14 13:36:51