Aims to do applied research from local to global. Adding value to the market and industry through the dissemination of knowledge, in a direct and committed contact, not only with the enterprises/market but also with culture and the arts.
Group Coordinator elected by the Scientific Committee, two-year term;
Scientific Committee formed by all integrated members;
Project coordinators nominated by the SC for each project;
Plenary Periodic meetings with all the members of the group.
Carla Suzana Correia de Assuncao Dias
Manuel Gilberto Freitas Santos
Maria João Félix
Paula Cristina Almeida Tavares
Pedro Mota Teixeira
Susana Amélia Vieira Jorge
Innovation and competitiveness through Design, contributing to the entrepreneurial and industrial capacitation of regional scope, having in perspective a global vision of the reality.
Applied research supported in design methodologies, with the aims of promoting and achieving ecological sustainability in the broadest sense of the term: environmental, social and economic.
Scientific and technological knowledge transfer
Research and creation of ways of transferring knowledge between scientific and technological disciplines of different origins (interdisciplinarities) through Design methodologies and the heuristic potential of creativity in the relation between technology and art, having three domains of research, on the axis consisting of: industry, society, and culture.