Title European Boat Design Innovation Group
Project Number UK/09/LLP-LdV/TOI-163_262
Product Type website
Marketing Text The European Boat Design Innovation Group (EBDIG), aims to make the European Boat Design industry more competitive in the international marketplace by providing online training material for designers working within the industry. The objective of EBDIG is to transfer advanced manufacturing and design methodologies and technology from the automotive sector into the marine sector in order to facilitate design innovation and a competitive advantage.
Description This Leonardo funded project will create innovative learning materials for employees working within the marine industry and a networking framework. By transferring embedded practices within the automotive industry through courses in design visualisations, ergonomics, telematics and sustainable materials. This is delivered by an interactive web based Digital Innovation Studio. The advisory group for the project includes RINA (Royal Institute of Naval Architects) and the BMF (British Marine Federation).
Target group This project is aimed at current employees within the marine industry and also members from other sectors who are keen on getting into the marine industry.
Result The EBDIG website has almost 100 fully subscribed users that daily access online learning material to help develop their skills as boat designers.
Area of application The EBDIG website is used as a virtual learning and discussion studio were members of the marine industry can come to learn about different design methodologies for different case studies ranging from small speed craft to larger superyachts.
Product Languages English