Design 2 +

Project information

Index: 1186R4
Acronym:Cross-Innovation
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Innovation, research and technology development
Location CESKA REPUBLIKA CESKA REPUBLIKA Pilsen Jihozapad Start/End date of the practice
Start: Sept 2006
End: Ongoing

Topic of the practice

Brokerage - Design, engineering and health

Good Practice Information

Design 2+ is an interdisciplinary project of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty of Design and Art, including the participation of students from the Faculty of Health Care Studies. Tasks are assigned by industrial partners to student teams.
These require development through a highly independent and responsible approach, in preparation for the competitive environment outside of academia. Through cooperating on projects, the teams have the opportunity to surpass the conventional boundaries of their study programmes. The estimated budget is EUR 20,000 per semester.

Evidence of success

Design 2+ can be considered as a pilot of the Creative Incubator project, which helps students to learn to communicate and collaborate in teams, increasing confidence and reducing the likelihood of work-based frictions.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

University of West Bohemia

www.fst.zcu.cz

Annex completed on: 03-11-2015

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