Radical Innovation and Design Research
This paper contains a general description of our Radical Innovation Initiative for Tampere University of Technology (TUT) called Project RID. It is a programme for the development of innovation systems in industrial corporations. The description consists of the following parts: (1) Aims and objectives, (2) Project RID: A development programme for innovation competence, (3) Knowledge surveys, (4) Knowledge assessments, (5) Knowledge acquisition and use in action, (6) The current state of programme and the near-term activities, and (7) Concluding remarks. This paper is our first public presentation of Project RID for a broad audience of design, innovation and R&D people.