E-learning Platform for Innovative Product Development

ELPID Final Workshop 2020

ELPID Final Workshop 2020

On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020, POLIMI representatives (Prof. Cascini and Dr. Becattini) organised the final workshop for the this-year edition of ELPID course. The final workshop was completely and seamlessly conducted in an online form (by using MS Teams platform) and gathered more than 70 participants from academia and industry. During the workshop, international teams that participated in this course revealed and presented their solutions […]

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GazeRecorder used for analysis of the ELPID platform

GazeRecorder used for analysis of the ELPID platform

Nikola Horvat, PhD student from the University of Zagreb, tried out various existing eye-tracking tools in order to explore their functionalities to analyse benefits of the proposed e-learning platform. As such, GazeRecorder emerged as one of the very useful applications that can be used for that purpose. GazeRecorder is available as desktop or Web App version and uses a webcam to produce a heat map […]

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ELPID course in collaboration with Electrolux and Rold just started!

ELPID course in collaboration with Electrolux and Rold just started!

With the initial ELPID workshop, this-year edition of ELPID course officially started. Students are familiarised with the design task given by Rold and Electrolux, and provided with necessary instructions to start working and collaborating in the virtual environment! Electrolux Open Innovation (https://open.electrolux.com/), Electrolux Global R&D Fabric Care and Dish Care and R-Lab (https://www.rold.com/research-innovation/r-lab/) propose two themes you will be asked to tackle during the project. […]

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Visit to POLIMI Labs

Visit to POLIMI Labs

On the final day of the initial ELPID workshop (21.2.2020.) organised by POLIMI, students and educators visited several very nice laboratories in Campus Bovisa La Masa of Politecnico di Milano. Students and educators had a nice opportunity to listen to excellent presentations first-hand from researchers that actively conduct their studies in these labs. Students and educators visited many interesting labs such as: SPARK, I.DRIVE, Lego Factory and […]

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ELPID Initial Workshop 2020

ELPID Initial Workshop 2020

Based on the experience from the first project year, we decided to slightly change the sequence of the activities in the second project year. We organised the ELPID workshop at the beginning of the course  when all students from four different universities (POLIMI, TU Wien, University of Ljubljana, University of Zagreb) physically met from 17th to 21st of February in beautiful POLIMI campus in Lecco, […]

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DESIGN2020 paper accepted!

DESIGN2020 paper accepted!

A paper titled “E-learning infrastructure prototype for geographically distributed project-based learning“, co-authored with Niccolo Becattini, Stanko Škec, Neven Pavković and Gaetano Cascini has been accepted at the DESIGN2020 conference, to be held in Dubrovnik from the 18th to the 21th of May 2020. Based on the insights obtained from the previous year, this paper presents the original integration of ICT tools and e-learning platform into an infrastructure to support […]

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ELPID recruitment process just started!

ELPID recruitment process just started!

We inform all interested students from four participating universities ((POLIMI, TU Wien, University of Ljubljana, University of Zagreb) that they may apply for the second edition of ELPID course. This year, students will work on a very exciting task provided by companies Rold and Electrolux (Italy). Please submit your applications latest by 24.01.2020. to respective lecturers (prof. Cascini – POLIMI, prof. Grafinger – TU Wien, dr. […]

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1st ELPID Multiplier Event @ BSH Nazarje (Slovenia)

1st ELPID Multiplier Event @ BSH Nazarje (Slovenia)

At the end of the 1st year ELPID final workshop, students from four partner HEIs presented their development projects at the facilities of industrial partner BSH (Nazarje, Slovenia). Throughout the summer semester, students collaborated and worked through newly established e-learning environment (output of ELPID project) on this year design project – a smart waste bin for domestic use. Please find pictures of presentations and related discussions afterwards. […]

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MoodleMoot 2019 – presentation of ELPID infrastructure

MoodleMoot 2019 – presentation of ELPID infrastructure

Zvonko Martinović presented preliminary outputs of the ELPID project on the MoodleMoot  2019 conference held on Friday, June 7th 2019 at the University Computing Centre – SRCE. The MoodleMoot Croatia is organized with aim of gathering moodlers and all interested in Moodle to exchange experiences and to socialize and connect into an interactive collaboration network. For more details, please refer to this website.

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2nd Transnational Project Meeting (TPM 2)

2nd Transnational Project Meeting (TPM 2)

The 2nd Transnational Project Meeting took place at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana on 6th of June, 2019. The purpose of the meeting was discussion and dissemination of legal, financial and administrative aspects of the project, organisational issues, industrial partners, deliverables, research topics, plan for the following project year and other matters.

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ELPID Final Workshop 2019

ELPID Final Workshop 2019

The 1st year ELPID final workshop was organised at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana between 3rd and 7th June 2019. After 3 months of collaborative design activity that students (from four partner HEIs) typically shared in a virtual and mobile environment, they participated in a blended short/term mobility initiative: a one-week ELPID final workshop held in Slovenia, where they had the chance […]

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Second Erasmus+ Staff Week – presentation of ELPID project

Second Erasmus+ Staff Week – presentation of ELPID project

Prof. Neven Pavković and doc. Stanko Škec gave lecture on “International Project-based E-learning in Engineering Design: 15 Years of Collaboration between European Universities” at the Second Erasmus+ Staff  Week. This event took place from 18th to 22nd March at University of Zagreb and was managed by the UNZAG International Relations Office. The aim of the event is to review the present state of partner collaboration, as well as […]

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Official start of 1st ELPID course

Official start of 1st ELPID course

ELPID course is an international design project-based course that will serve as a validation and testing mechanism for e-learning platform and accompanying methodology being developed. Within this course, students will work on innovative engineering design projects in collaboration with industrial partners within distributed and virtual environment. By using developed e-learning platform in these courses, students will go through concept, embodiment and detail design phase of […]

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1st Transnational Project Meeting (TPM 1)

The 1st Transnational Project Meeting took place at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Zagreb on 9th of November, 2018. The purpose of the meeting was the introduction of legal, financial and administrative aspects of the ERASMUS+ project, discussion related to the Grant and Consortium Agreement and the 1st year activities and related outcomes.

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Erasmus+ KA2 – Kick-off meeting with AMPEU

Erasmus+ KA2 – Kick-off meeting with AMPEU

The kick-off meeting of ERASMUS+ KA2 project coordinators was held at AMPEU (The Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes). Doc. dr. sc. Stanko Škec and Prof. dr. sc. Neven Pavković attended the meeting as project representatives. The short text about this event can be found here (in Croatian).

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Participation on the AMPEU workshop “Planiranje, praćenje i mjerenje učinka Erasmus+ projekata”

Participation on the AMPEU workshop “Planiranje, praćenje i mjerenje učinka Erasmus+ projekata”

The workshop “Planiranje, praćenje i mjerenje učinka Erasmus+ projekata” related to planning, monitoring and impact measurement of ERASMUS+ projects was organised in the Hotel Dubrovnik on 12th of September 2018. Doc. dr. sc. Stanko Škec and Prof. dr. sc. Neven Pavković attended the meeting as representatives of the recently started Erasmus+ project ELPID (E-learning Platform for Innovative Product Development). For more information, please consult the following link.

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