2009-10: Åsa Ericson, Tobias Larsson and Marcus Sandberg from the Division of Functional product development visited Gestamp Hardtech and organised a workshop where the latest research was presented and discussions of future collaborations took place.
Gestamp Hardtech were represented by managers within product development and research. The workshop was started with an association exercise on “Innovation” and “Product development” and a presentation of the division. Research in decision styles and processes, simulation driven design and activity simulations was then presented. The topics of technology readiness level, innovation and activity simulations was specially of interest in the discussions. The workshop will be followed up with more meetings to discuss the details of the future collaboration.