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Development of school furniture from the use of recycled polyurethane composite

Grant number: 17/22672-1
Support type:Research Grants - Innovative Research in Small Business - PIPE
Duration: February 01, 2019 - October 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Industrial Design - Product Design
Principal researcher:Gustavo Ribeiro Palma do Nascimento
Grantee:Gustavo Ribeiro Palma do Nascimento
Company:BPG Design Arquitetura Ltda
CNAE: Fabricação de móveis de outros materiais, exceto madeira e metal
Pesquisa e desenvolvimento experimental em ciências sociais e humanas
City: São Carlos


The school furniture sector is a comprehensive market, as it encompasses the entire academic universe of the student, from elementary school, through all stages of school to higher education. However, the durability of these school furniture is low during the academic life of this student. The aim of this project is to create a company to create, develop, produce and market design products for the school universe - school desks and desks, based on the application of the material developed by Baldan (2015), in addition to maintaining this furniture And reverse logistics application. To this end, design school desks and desks will be developed to meet the ergonomic variability of students in the various stages of education through the application of a durable and sustainable product. With this, the company will aim to develop school furniture capable of attending all stages of a student's school life, using product and service development processes that allow the inclusion of positive values and environmental quality criteria such as adaptability, cognitive ergonomics , Reverse logistics and sustainability. (AU)

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