his paper discusses a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project between University of Strathclyde and Howden, a UK based manufacturing company. The project aim is to develop a bespoke new product development (NPD) model for the company and the paper discusses the initial analytical steps undertaken to achieve this. Based on interviews with key stakeholders from the company a framework, resulting from in-depth literature study of NPD best-practices, is revised to fit the needs of the company and the relevance of resulting changes discussed.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the DESIGN 2014 13th International Design Conference|
|Place of Publication||Castle Cary|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Event||13th International Design Conference (Design 2014) - Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia|
Duration: 19 May 2014 → 22 May 2014
|Conference||13th International Design Conference (Design 2014)|
|Period||19/05/14 → 22/05/14|
- knowledge transfer partnerships
- new product development best practice
- portfolio management
- market intelligence
- cross-functional cooperation
- KTP industry
Fain, N., Wagner, B., & Liu, Y. (2014). Developing NPD best practice through KTP industry-academia partnerships - a case study of howden. In Proceedings of the DESIGN 2014 13th International Design Conference Castle Cary.