Your trusted research partner

We are a research group committed to develop knowledge that support user centered innovation processes in the maritime domain. Ocean Industries Concept Lab (OICL) is located at Institute of Design at Oslo School of Architecture and Design. The group is rooted in design practices such as industrial, interaction, graphic and service design and carries out projects in close collaboration with leading industry actors.

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OICL is a leading provider of research services and has initiated and led a long range of projects with leading industry partners.

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Design studio

Are you eager to engage in projects where your contributions can drive real change? The Advanced Interaction Design Studio offers you the opportunity to collaborate with leading industry partners and participate in cutting-edge research projects, enabling you to make designs that push the boundaries of interaction design.

Field studies for design

In the OICL field study handbook we share design processes, observation and analysis methods to deal with complex workplaces where users interact with many systems, in demanding environmental and safety-critical conditions. Click below to access the modules.

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