The Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP) is a research center hosted by the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPLeiria).
CDRSP organization and management are carried out by the coordination board supported by its scientific council and international advisory board, as well as the general assembly. The coordination board includes the director and two vice-directors.
CDRSP aims to contribute to the advanced of science and technology leading to more suitable, effective and efficient products, materials and processes, this way generating added value for the industry and promoting awareness in society of the role and importance of rapid and sustainable product development. To fulfill this mission, the center carries out scientific and technological research, providing consulting, training and research services in the strategic areas of rapid and sustainable product development.