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The NVDE students received an unexpected visit from Procter & Gamble (P&G) engineers and obtained an expert insight on how to do observations and customer interviews. The P&G representatives gave examples of how they develop new products listening carefully to … Continue reading
The seven teams participating in the New Venture Design Experience went out to the real world and conducted more than 140 interviews to investigate and validate their design challenges. These interviews included not only individual observations, but techniques learned in … Continue reading
The New Venture Design Experience (NVDE) started its second year with the welcoming of the Weekend Design Challenge (WDC). 41 students from all UPRM faculties and a professor from the Humanities Department participated in conferences and hands-on activities to learn … Continue reading
As part of the many different innovation initiatives the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez Campus, this past April 28th the students in the NVDE program were part of this semester’s Expo Ideas event. Expo Ideas is an event held every … Continue reading
So what is sustainability? The simple definition that I like is: sustainability is the ability to continue a defined behavior indefinitely. Sustainability has three main pillars: social, economic, and environmental. This last one is the more commonly addressed by society … Continue reading
Now that everyone is formally enrolled in the course, it is time to move forward. As a means of creating and establishing the groups in the course 3 and a half minute Rocket Pitches have been called.
The first participant … Continue reading
As the semester begins and everyone is ready to take on the upcoming challenges, TNVDE also joins the race. This semester three different courses have come together to continue the projects that were developed in INME5015: Design Thinking and MERC4217: … Continue reading
This weekend I spent it between Hackers, Hustlers, and Hipsters in the H3 Conference. This is a conference started in Puerto Rico and expanding to other parts of the world, which aims to join the three H’s for the sake … Continue reading
Last weekend, October 24, students from the New Venture Design Experience (NVDE) met with the University of Puerto Rico Law School Intellectual Property Pro-Bono program students. Here we will give you a glimpse of what happened.
Entrepreneurship and intellectual property are … Continue reading
Now that the students have a vast amount of observations, they have been tasked with extracting the necessary information to identify their opportunity areas. To do so, each team looked further into the information they obtained from their interviews and … Continue reading