Design convergent R&D and the performance
○The innovation focusing on a design is based on the needs of customers, and its significance varies. Therefore, the possibility to succeed in the market is high, and the importance is highly recognized. However, Statistics of design convergent R&D business have not been made, nor the analysis of its performance.
○We aim to understand the significance and necessity of design-R&D convergence amidst the depression of the manufacturing industry. We also aim to analyze design convergent R&D and its influences, and provide implications for innovation policies.