Founded in October 2015, the Institute for Integrated Quality Design (IQD) is a new interdisciplinary research and teaching institute bridging management and engineering by focusing at the intersection of Quality, Innovation and the Circular Economy.
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Institute for Integrated Quality Design
Head of the Institute
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
Science Park 3, 5. Floor, Room 521-2
+43 732 2468 5521
Mo-Thu: 07.30 am - 16.30 pm
Fr: 07.30 am - 12.00 pm
Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) 2018
Join us at the Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation on 8th of November 13:00 (CET) where we will speak about the...
The IQD signed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment unites businesses, governments, and other organisations behind a common vision and targets to address...
Professor Erik Hansen - winner of the Upper Austrian Achievement Award 2017
Meet us at events!
Conferences and Seminars are a perfect opportunity to get in contact with our team.
Integrated Quality Design Project
Students analyse the meaning of the concepts Smart Products, Materials Circularity, Products-as-a-Service, or Beyond Obsolescence, and how these trends affect corporate product development. Based on this, they develop a guideline of a new service ("Innovation Audit") on the respective innovation trend for our corporate partner Quality Austria. For more information click here.