Industrial Product Design and Concept Development - PRODECT2019

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering
1 Jul 2019 to 8 Jul 2019

A successfully designed product should comply with various aesthetics and functional standards, meet environmental constraints, and cover the current trends and complex demands of nowadays. PRODECT’ 19 Summer School addresses the most important and up-to-date methodologies and technologies that are employed during product design focusing on the conceptual and preliminary design phases. Additionally, the course provides introductory lectures covering the main phases of detailed design. On the basis of the above, the course is divided in four thematic sections:

  • Concept Development,
  • Preliminary Design,
  • Creative Design, and
  • Detail Design.      

PRODECT'19 Summer School is structured in lectures, where basic methodologies are analyzed, and workshops (product development studios), where the trainees will be familiarized with brainstorming techniques and modern computer-based design methods and technologies.

A product-design project will run from the first day of the school encouraging the participants to develop a new product that will meet modern needs. 

If you join PRODECT'19 Summer School, you will:

  • Familiarize yourself with state-of-the-art Product Design Methodologies.
  • Specialize with Concept and Preliminary Design Methodologies.
  • Work in a team to develop a novel product design. 
  • Learn how to design and analyse the Brief of a Design Project.  
  • Learn how to analyse the Target Group of a Design Project. 
  • Get acquainted with Creative-Design Computational Tools and Product Visualization Techniques.
  • Be introduced to Parametric Product Modeling, Reverse Engineering and Rapid Prototyping Techniques.



The program is designed for undergraduate or graduate students and professionals that wish to specialize or update their knowledge in the area of product design. All sessions will be carried out in English. The course will take place at the premises of Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering located at Ermoupolis, the capital of Syros island.

All participants that will succesfully fulfill course requirements will receive a "certification of attendance". Students will also receive 2 ECTS.

The PRODECT'19 Summer School starts at 1/7/2019 and will last until 8/7/2019. Each participant must complete the online registration form in order to attend the school.

Application Deadline: 10/6/2019

Scholarships application deadline: 15/5/2019

Payment Deadline: 14/6/2019 (discounted fees) and 21/6/2019 (regular fees).

For more information about fees and application process please visit the Registration Page.

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