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Centre for Concurrent Enterprise
   
   

Research

The research focus of the centre for concurrent enterprise may be summarised as follows:
  • Collaboration - Understanding Collaboration in Physical and Virtual product design and development (including different cultural contexts)
  • Readiness Assessment - Methods for evaluating a company's readiness (internal and inter-operability) to enter a virtual enterprise for new product development
  • Knowledge creation process in physical and virtual new product development
  • Manufacturing Supply Chain - Understanding the outsourcer and outsourcee perspective in manufacturing supply chains between Europe-India-China
  • Collaborative Working Environment for Strategic Innovation
  • Etc
The centre has successfully engaged in several international, multi-disciplinary, industrially applied research projects. The diagram below shows the major projects undertaken since 1992. The total value of these projects amounts to 24 million, with Nottingham's share being 2.4 million.

Research Projects

CCE Project Evolution

Projects Website
PACE: Practical Approach to Concurrent Engineering(CE) www.biba.uni-bremen.de/projects/pace
CODESCO: Practical Decision Support for CE www.codesco.org
COSIGA: Simulation Game for CE www.biba.uni-bremen.de/projects/cosiga
KARE: Knowledge Acquisition for Requirements Engineering  
CEPRA: Practical CE for Aerospace SMEs www.cepra.org
Adapt LO: The Learning Organisation - CE for SMEs  
UK Lean Aero: UK Lean Aerospace Initiative  
EPICE: Programme Management for Virtual Enterprises  
CORMA: Knowledge Sharing in the Supply Chain  
EKMF: European Knowledge Management Forum www.knowledgeboard.com
EuroNIL: European Network for Logistics  
CE-NET: Concurrent Enterprising Network www.ce-net.org
GEM: Global Education for Manufacturing  
ARICON: Readiness Assessment for Collaborative NPD www.aricon.org
USER-MIND: Contextualisation of outsourcing (Europe-India) www.usermind.org
RUSMECO: Enhancing SME Collaboration (Europe-Russia)  
LABORANOVA: Collaborative Working Environment for Strategic Innovation www.laboranova.com
Design SCOREBOARD: Developing a National Design Scoreboard Design Impact
NEX-GEM: Next Generation Manufacturing Supply Chains www.nex-gem.co.uk
Design Performance in Large Companies  
BioPharm 2020: UK-India Bio Pharmaceutical Science Bridge www.biopharm2020.org
IMS2020: Supporting Global Research for 2020 Manufacturing Vision www.ims2020.net
My IU: Mainstreaming Accessibility through Synergistic User Modelling and Adaptability www.myui.eu
D-Facto: Designing for ACessibility and emoTiOn www.d-facto.es
StageIT: Transforming SMEs into successful experience stagers  
Elliot: Experiential Living Lab for the Internet of Things www.elliot-project.eu
GaLA: Game and Learning Alliance - Network of Excellence on Serious Gaming www.galanoe.eu

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