All you need to know about Summer School 2016!

Riga Technical University is organizing 2nd International Summer School on Product Design & Development, dedicated to Green Technologies. It is planned as an intensive 5-day practical training on product development for early career researchers (Masters and Doctoral students) and will take place from August 15 – 19, 2016.

The aims of the Summer School are (1) to provide a platform for development of new skills in product design, business modelling and marketing that are pre-requisites for sustainable innovation and commercialization; (2) to facilitate development of new products and ideas.

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1st International Summer School 2014

The 1st International Summer School «Technology Transfer and Product Design» took place in Cēsis (Cēsis Affiliate of Riga Technical University) from August 18 till 22, 2014. The idea of the Summer School was to bring together early career researchers (Doctoral students) and entrepreneurs, and to provide a platform where they could work on finding new solutions to existing challenges.

The 5-day intensive training program was attended by 20 Doctoral students from Riga Technical University, University of Latvia and Tampere University of Technology (Finland). The challenges were provided by 6 enterprises ranging from development of measuring equipment for detection of snow volume and structure to a prototype of improved microscope that could reduce the time needed for obtaining test results.

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