Welcome to IDeaS Lab

Innovation, Design Study and Sustainability Laboratory (IDeaS Lab) has pioneered research in India in the areas of design creativity, design methodology, sustainability, collaborative innovation, knowledge and life cycle management, and design research methodology, as well as training and supporting product development in practice. IDeaS Lab is within the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. It has been founded and directed by Prof. Amaresh Chakrabarti, who has been actively involved in research, teaching and practice of product development processes and methodologies with national and international academia, industry, and peer review bodies for the past twenty five years.