Technological Immersion in Industrial Engineering for a Project Management Course to Develop Dual Use Technology

  • José Luis Roca-González
  • Juan Miguel Sánchez-Lozano
  • Germán Rodríguez-Bermúdez
  • Pedro José García-Laencina
  • Antonio Juan Briones-Peñalver
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


Technological Immersion (TI) is defined as an approach process to current industrial activity. It is focused on improving the competitive standards of the production activity by analyzing innovation processes, which were regulated by any standard that summarizes most of the international and relevant knowledge on Innovation Management Processes (for Spain, this is the regulation UNE166000). It allows using education on Project Management as a basic foundation to develop dual use technologies for security and defense purposes and for any other industry framework as well. The aim of this case study is to compile, under a TI scope, the experiences acquired by the students of the fourth course at the University Centre of Defense at the Spanish Air Force Academy, when studying the last generation of films that may have high strategic interest for defense as well as for many industrial applications. The TI was performed through a workshop about UNE166000 (Spanish Regulation), McLuhan Tetrad and other lessons on Innovation Management, the main purpose being to teach the students how to draft a professional report about the technological and knowledge transfer opportunities that these films may generate in order to develop new industrial advantages on dual use industry.


Technological immersion Project management UNE166000 Dual use technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • José Luis Roca-González
    • 1
  • Juan Miguel Sánchez-Lozano
    • 2
  • Germán Rodríguez-Bermúdez
    • 1
  • Pedro José García-Laencina
    • 1
  • Antonio Juan Briones-Peñalver
    • 3
  1. 1.Research Group in Engineering and Dual Use Technologies. Department of Engineering and Applied TechnologiesUniversity Centre of Defence at the Spanish Air Force Academy (CUD)Santiago de La RiberaSpain
  2. 2.Research Group in Engineering and Dual Use Technologies. Department of SciencesUniversity Centre of Defence at the Spanish Air Force Academy (CUD)Santiago de la RiberaSpain
  3. 3.Department of Business Economics. Faculty of Business StudiesTechnical University of Cartagena (UPCT)CartagenaSpain

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