- To develop a studio to afford enterprises time to explore creatively within a dynamic peer group.
- To critically review the needs of enterprises with the aim of streamlining the process to innovation
- To develop a methodology that enhances a multi layered offering into a bespoke approach for regional enterprises.
- To develop interdisciplinary research in ITC
- To develop links with potential regional research centres internationally
This research is envisaged to be predominantly applied in its nature and project driven (Action Research). It will be focused on a fixed
space, working alongside ERIC’s initiative of ‘the future studio’.
The researcher will work alongside mentors and enterprises developing case studies on various methods and approaches.
The use or design methodologies like prototyping, iteration and conceptualisation will be used to explore variations of the process.
This research will also be aligned with leading research in this field and be informed by international best practice.
Expected outcomes: (e.g. deliverables & strategic impacts)
- A methodology to enhance the development of enterprise in the South East region of Ireland
- Investigate opportunities for delivery of research findings at an International Conference or Publication of research paper in International peer reviewed journal
- Recommendations for further research opportunities
- Network of research and industry collaborative partners
- The postgraduate will present their research through public exhibition or peer review defence
- The network of research and industry collaborative partners developed through this research project will increase the collaborati ve capabilities of designCORE.
- Publications, peer review and conferences enhance designCORE, ERIC and ITC’s status of an internationally recognised provider of interdisciplinary research.
- Create opportunities of commercialisation of a methodology beyond the master’s research project and development of a movement in the region.
- Recommendations for further research opportunities allow for increased interdisciplinary research activity in ITC