Posts Categorized: Design

Standards for Innovation and Design

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Do we need standards for innovation management and design? ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, certainly thinks so. Since 2012/13, Technical Committee ISO/TC 279 has been working towards the development of standards covering the ‘terminology, tools, methods and interactions between relevant parties to enable innovation’. Progress, however, has been very slow with the new standard… Read more »

The Engineering Design Show Preview 2017: Innovation, Inspiration, Interaction and Insight

The Engineering Design Show 2017

Visitor registration is now open for the Engineering Design Show, the UK’s largest exhibition and conference dedicated to the design engineering community. Highlights include: 24 keynote presentations from senior design engineers representing leading brands across the aerospace, automotive, motorsport, electronics and other industries, providing powerful insights into the future of engineering design. High quality practical… Read more »

Video: Michelin’s Futuristic Airless Tire

Michelin’s Futuristic Airless Tire

Is this the tyre (tire) of the future? Airless and 3D printed straight onto the car. The porous interior architecture provides stability with on-demand tread being easily changed with each printing to accommodate different mobility needs; wireless connected and self-monitoring. Science fiction or the tyre of the future? Read the full article here. 4c Design… Read more »

The European Innovation Scorecard 2017

Two main conclusions emerge from the 2017 European Innovation Scorecard published last week by the European Commission. First, the EU’s overall record on innovation is improving, albeit slowly, but huge differences remain between the best and worst performing member states and regions. Second, in global terms, the EU could catch up with the US over… Read more »