Dan Trowsdale

Dan Trowsdale is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds. Dan has over twenty years experience in product design practice and design management with a proven track record of delivering successful products from the initial flash of creativity through to commercial product realisation. Dan has experience both as an in-house designer and as design consultant. His work as Design Manager for a UK based company involved the design of products for manufacture in the UK, and China with sales through the retail sector in Europe and the USA. Responsibilities included brand, graphic and product development.Dan has also worked as design advisor to industry through business support networks in the UK such as Business Link and the Design Council.
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Innovation: the Fashion Industry (FutureLearn)

Nov 22nd 2021
Innovation: the Fashion Industry (FutureLearn)
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Understand how big fashion retailers innovate and discover the story behind a favourite piece of your clothing. The course introduces a case study showing how Marks & Spencer has been a key innovator in fashion, introducing new fabrics that make our lives easier and more comfortable.
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Innovation: the World's Greatest (FutureLearn)

Nov 22nd 2021
Innovation: the World's Greatest (FutureLearn)
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Understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovations that are important in our daily lives. This course considers innovations throughout history identifying that very few innovative ideas are new; the vast majority take something that is already working and improve it, be it a product, [...]
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Innovation: the Food Industry (FutureLearn)

Jan 27th 2020
Innovation: the Food Industry (FutureLearn)
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Learn how innovation has changed the food industry and the way we shop, and think about the global issue of food waste. This course considers the ways in which the food industry has evolved over the past 70 years and has created the industry of convenience we have today.
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