ARTS ET METIERS PARISTECH – RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TEAM LAVAL

The Presence & innovation Research Team is in direct contact with industry through partnerships in project mode based on cases or needs. Our goal is to develop "user centric” design approaches, using virtual collaborative environments and responding to societal demands. Our research activities are applied on real cases.

The uniqueness of our team lies in: the near industrial, applied research, action research engaged directly with industry, working in project mode, offering a wide variety of partnerships and offering a unique training for students and professionals.

RESEARCH FIELDS

Our research work around design approach results in two
areas:
1. Design and integration of virtual reality systems:

  • The implementation and evaluation of contributions of VR technology in product design
  • The development and evaluation of applications integrating technologies of VR (Industry, Health)
  • The design and evaluation of new evaluation approaches and reeducation in Health

2. Optimization of design & innovation processes:

  • The development of methods for multidisciplinary design and creative
  • The organization of the innovation process in the preliminary phases
  • The integration of information technology and engineering knowledge in product design
KEY FIGURES

12 researchers in 2005
25 researchers in 2010
17 researchers in 2014

PARTNERS

Partnerships with the Mayenne Board of Trade, the city of Laval, Angers and Maine University and numerous companies and research labs

IDENTITY

ARTS ET METIERS ParisTech
Presence & innovation
Research team


ORGANISATION

Founded: in 2005 in Laval
Web site: www.laval.ensam.eu

CONTACTS

ARTS et METIERS ParisTech

Ingenierium
4, rue de l’Ermitage
53000 Laval
Phone/Fax : +33 2 43 67 05 76
E-mail : contact.laval@ensam.eu
Director: Simon RICHIR, Professor