• Ana Sofia Martins da Eira Dias Área Departamental de Engenharia Mecânica, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa; Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, Portugal
  • António João Pina da Costa Feliciano Abreu Área Departamental de Engenharia Mecânica, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa; Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Helena Victorovna Guitiss Navas Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica e Gestão Industrial, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal



innovation, new product development, NPD support tools, functional model.


The development of new products (NPD) is crucial for the existence of companies, source of competitive advantage and determinant of their business success. Several factors, both operational and organizational or even strategic, contribute to the innovation process that supports NPD. The holistic assessment of all these factors as a whole has not been the subject of research leading to the proposal for an integrated and systemic model. In this way, this article aims to propose a comprehensive conceptual model that integrates the strategic, organizational and procedural levels, as well as the set of factors to be taken into account in NPD projects. Based on the literature review, a comprehensive and integrated conceptual model of NPD support (MAIDNP) is deductive-inductive. This model can therefore be a tool for evaluating processes, projects and products, dedicated to companies that innovate, design and develop new products.


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How to Cite

Dias, A. S. M. da E., Abreu, A. J. P. da C. F., & Navas, H. V. G. (2018). PROPOSAL FOR A COMPREHENSIVE AND INTEGRATED MODEL OF SUPPORT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PRODUCTS. Revista Produção E Desenvolvimento, 4(1), 19–38.

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