The Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP) is a research centre hosted by the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPLeiria).
CDRSP organisation and management is carried out by the coordination board supported by its scientific and international advisory board, as well as the general assembly. The coordination board includes the direction 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 fulfil this mission, the centre carries out scientific and technological research, providing consulting, training and research services in the strategic areas of rapid and sustainable product development.