"3D Impulse" Laboratory is a scientific research unit of the Faculty of Mechanical and Civil Engineering in Kraljevo, which deals with the application of digital technologies to develop new products.
The laboratory was established in the within the project "Innovation Management for New Products", known by the acronym "IMPulse", funded by the European Commission (with the amount of € 966,624), the City of Kraljevo (with the amount 3,500,000 dinars) and City of Cacak (the amount of 3,000,000 dinars). The project was implemented in the period 2011-2013:
- Faculty of Mechanical and Civil Engineering in Kraljevo University of Kragujevac,
- Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bologna,
- Regional Chamber of Commerce Kraljevo,
- Municipality Kraljevo and
- Regional Centre for Development of Small and Medium Enterprises from Krusevac
The results of the project "Impulse" upgraded two projects supported by the USAID Sustainable Local Development Program (worth $ 38,000 and 5000 $) which raised the capacity of laboratories for the promotion and continuing education in the field of digital technologies for product development.
"3D Impulse" Laboratory stimulates innovation and increases the competitiveness of the economy and its environment promoting and applying digital technologies for new product development.
"3D Impulse" Laboratory accomplish with companies by realizing a multitude of small projects which helps continuous development of new and improvement of existing products. The laboratory is a center that provides a common education, consulting and development services to companies that individually would not be able to afford the use of modern technical achievements.