DIT promotes Product Design and Development Collaboration at IRDG Annual Conference

DIT Hothouse and DIT's School of Mechanical & Design Engineering at DIT Kevin St. were selected by the Industry Research and Development Group (IRDG) to showcase DIT’s product design and development capabilities at their annual member conference.

The event took place in Leopardstown Racecourse Pavilion on Tuesday, 14th October and was attended by over 200 broad industry leaders in functions such as General Management, Technical, Marketing and Human Resources.

‘Design Thinking’ was the subject of the day and some excellent speakers were on hand to present on this creative approach to Innovation and discuss how it is being used by leading public and private organisations worldwide. Learn more about the event.

A number of new DIT product design technologies available for commercial license through DIT Hothouse were on display, including:

Strata Vision A range of personal equipment scanning solutions for environments from cleanrooms to building sites. Learn More

Creator A novel modelling toy that creates custom made fully pose-able characters. Learn More

VHF Casemate A novel waterproof and shockproof VHF enabling smartphone casing. Learn More

Smart Wall Paint Smart Wall Paint, a DIT Hothouse programme graduate was also present to promote and demonstrate its novel smart paint which turns any flat surface into a reusable whiteboard. The company's core technology was developed within DIT’s Centre for Research in Environmental Surface Technology (CREST). Learn more about Smart Wall Paint

Further information section:    To learn more about R&D collaboration with DIT in the area of Product Design and Development, please contact Dermot Tierney, DIT Hothouse Senior Licensing Executive on dermot.tierney@dit.ie or call +353 1 402 7128