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DEVELOPING NPD BEST PRACTICE THROUGH KTP INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA PARTNERSHIPS - A CASE STUDY OF HOWDEN

DEVELOPING NPD BEST PRACTICE THROUGH KTP INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA PARTNERSHIPS - A CASE STUDY OF HOWDEN

Year: 2014

Section: DESIGN METHODS

Editor: Marjanovic Dorian, Storga Mario, Pavkovic Neven, Bojcetic Nenad

Author: Fain N., Wagner B., Liu Y.

Series: DESIGN

Section: DESIGN METHODS

Pages: 163-172

Abstract

This 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.

Keywords: knowledge transfer partnerships, new product development best practice, portfolio management, market intelligence, cross-functional cooperation

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