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Ocean Industries Concept Lab

Team and labs

Maritime team

We offer an experienced team of leading designers and design researchers from a broad range of design disciplines. In addition we employ system developers, design analysts and innovation facilitators – all with extensive maritime experience. When we join forces with research and innovation teams in ocean industries, innovation accelerates.

Lab facilities

Emerging technologies meet design creativity and deep insight in advanced maritime operations, in our cutting- edge design lab. We harbor unique facilities for rapid prototyping and simulation. We are able to build advanced workspaces, interfaces and scenarios for testing and supporting research and innovation processes.

Workshop facilities

We lead research and development of design-driven innovation processes and have pioneered methodologies such as systems oriented design and service design, which we develop in collaboration with the industry. We facilitate innovation processes using emerging technology for complex operations.

Vision, Concept, Pilot

We run research projects in all phases of innovation. Our approach is «research by design» and is characterized by advanced visualizations, tangible demonstrators and rapid iterations in cross disciplinary teams. User observation, involvement and intervention are integrated in our processes.

Student pool

The Ocean Design Research Lab runs a number of well supervised student design projects in close connection with our research staff and projects.