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2018 Integrated Product Development Trade Show

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When

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
2:30 – 4:30 pm

Where

In-person Event

Stamps Gallery
201 South Division Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
Map/Directions
Hours/Access

Details

Exhibition
Open to the public
Free of charge

Wednesday, April 4 from 6:30 — 8:30 pm
Note: The Stamps Gallery will be closed from 11:00 am — 6:30 pm on April 4 in preparation for this event.

Taught jointly by faculty of the Ross School of Business and the Stamps School of Art & Design, the annual Integrated Product Design course challenges seven cross-disciplinary student teams from the College of Engineering, Ross School of Business, Stamps School of Art & Design, and School of Information to design, build, and market a brand new product, and then to face free market competition through the IPD Trade Show.

The current IPD challenge: Design a product suitable for use by senior adults, incorporating the use of active technology, to improve health maintenance and outcomes.
In addition, the student-designed products must function reliably to meet design specifications; target senior adults living outside institutional care facilities; demonstrate a distinct competitive advantage over any similar products currently in existence; and be profitable at a consumer cost of less than $200.

Members of the University of Michigan community and the general public are invited to meet the student design teams, test out prototypes of their new technologies, and vote for the best of the best” at the 2018 Integrated Product Development Trade Show, April 4 at Stamps Gallery in downtown Ann Arbor.

Visit the Tauber Institute website to check out all 7 products and cast a vote for your favorite by April 3.


Stamps Gallery

201 South Division Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
Map/Directions

Hours
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The gallery will close early at 4pm on Thursday, September 22, 2022 for an event.