Seminar “Digital Product Development and Simulation”

Seminar “Digital Product Development and Simulation”

February 1, SIG-PM in collaboration with PDA Sweden held an online seminar with focus on “Digital Product Development and Simulation”, where we focused the product and simulation activities of Swedish industry.

Tetra Pak hosted the seminar, and contributed with insights into their efforts via three presentations, and GKN Aerospace and Scania also contributed with their viewpoints. Chalmers presented a report on Product Development 2040 published at Design Society.

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Next year, it will be the first time that the Swedish Production Symposium (SPS2020) is organized in collaboration with the Product Development Academy. The event is scheduled to 21-24 April 2020 at the School of Engineering, Jönköping University.

The theme for the conference is ‘Knowledge-Intensive Product Realisation in Co-operation for Future Sustainable Competitiveness’. For more information, please visit

17th Nordcode Seminar

In collaboration with the Swedish Product Development Academy, Nordcode (the Nordic Network for Communicative Product Design) invites to the 17th Nordcode Seminar to be held 7-9 November, 2018, at the Department of Design Scences, Lund University.

In addition to the traditional Nordcode themes within communicative design, including design aesthetics, product semiotics, experience and pleasure, product brand identity, design research methodology and culture, we welcome contributions on the topic “Intuition and Evidence in Design”.

For further information and registration, see the Nordcode Network site and the 17th Nordcode seminar webpage.

Workshop on Industry Trends to 2040 – Future Research and Education in Product Development

Workshop on Industry Trends to 2040 – Future Research and Education in Product Development

During two days, industry and academia with interest in product development gathered in Gothenburg for a workshop arranged by Professor Ola Isaksson of Chalmers.

The objective was to bring together academic and industrial actors to identify trends in society, business and technology, and identify priority actions for education, research and industrial change in the area of product development.

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