Design Driven Innovation

Design-driven innovation is an approach to innovation based on the observation that people do not just purchase products, or services, they buy ‘meaning’ – where users’ needs are not only satisfied by form and function, but also through experience. 

 

Digital Manufacturing

Digital manufacturing is an integrated approach to manufacturing that is centered around a computational system using tools such as 3D technologies, robotics, AI and AR to enable open and distributed manufacturing that can reshaped design, production, distribution and retail processes. 

 

DIY

Do it yourself

Do it yourself is the method of building, modifying, or repairing things without the direct aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where “individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)”.