NordDesign 2020

11th - 14th August 2020

The Technical University of Denmark

Update Due to COVID

Due to the corona-situation, NordDesign 2020 will be an online conference from Wednesday 12 – Friday 14 August 2020. Due to the online format, the usual social activities (welcome reception, conference dinner etc.) are not possible. Instead, themed debate forums will take place i.e. chat rooms where presenters and interested participants can have an open discussion moderated by a chairperson.

For more information check the NordDesign 2020 homepage:


The Section of Engineering Design and Product Development, DTU Mechanical Engineering, will arrange the 14th biennial NordDesign conference at the Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. The NordDesign conferences serve as a Nordic complement to the larger international conferences in design and product development, but we also wish to welcome participants from all other countries.

These years there are very though requirements on industrial companies to launch more innovative products and services faster to the market and at the same time increase operation efficiency. On the innovation side key questions are related to e.g. true user experience, circularity, and implementation of electrification & digitalization of products. Concerning operations efficiency key questions are related to e.g. automation, modularization and manufacturing foot print. The way product and service development is executed very much influence both innovation and operation efficiency and is the overall topic of NordDesign 2020.

Key dates:
Full paper submission deadline February 29 (extended 14 days)
Notification of acceptance April 1
Camera-ready papers due May 29
Final conference programme July 1
NordDesign 2020 in Copenhagen August 11 – 14

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