Journal article

Engineering Centres as Targets for Industrial Innovation

CR Burvill, AE Samuel

Industry and Higher Education | Published : 1999

Abstract

The Engineering Design Group (EDG) at the University of Melbourne has forged an ongoing teaching, research, design and development liaison programme with industrial partners, in particular with small and medium-sized enterprises. A government-sponsored centre, the Advanced Engineering Centre for Manufacturing has provided the necessary financial and human resources to facilitate this collaborative work. The EDG collaborative programme incorporates a staged liaison model: short-horizon senior undergraduate industrial projects and medium-horizon product design and development opportunities that can include training for industry clients, leading to long-horizon collaborative projects that attem..

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