Center for Innovation in Product Development

This research center, established by the National Science Foundation, is a joint effort of the MIT School of Engineering, MIT Sloan, and industrial partners. By combining the best ideas and experience of industry and academia, CIPD seeks to advance the theory and practice of product development, enabling companies to achieve the highest possible levels of customer satisfaction and product value and ensuring long-term vitality and profitability.

Nils Nordal,
30 Memorial Drive
Building E60-275
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Tel: 617-253-3645
Fax: 617-258-0485

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Product Development System
Research initiatives