About LabDGE

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Support students with technical and scientific knowledge, capable of building constant learning in Lean Enterprise and Industrial Engineering with excellence, through innovative and socially responsible strategic actions. Constantly seek innovation in the development of LabDGE researchers, with scientific training and preparation for high performance.


The Design Thinking, Management and Industrial Engineering Laboratory at the Universidade Federal Fluminense will be a reference in research in areas linked to lean thinking and the sciences of Industrial Engineering.


Act with agility, clarity, competence and flexibility; Value and respect people and life; Create an environment conducive to research and extension with responsibility; Stimulate exchanges with society and, in particular, with organizations interested in Lean Enterprise and Industrial Engineering; Encourage the internationalization of its researchers; Value the construction of researchers’ knowledge; Encourage interdisciplinarity and group work; Exercise creativity and the capacity for innovation; Stimulate processes of self-evaluation and scientific development.

Research lines

Design Thinking and Active Methodologies in Production Engineering

Research and disseminate good teaching-learning practices in Production Engineering.

Engineering Systems and Industrial Engineering (Lean Enterprise)

Research and develop management solutions, technologies and engineering systems in operations and services.


Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Development of Management Models

Develop innovative solutions and entrepreneurship for management in operations and services.

Lean Healthcare Management Systems

Research and develop management, technology and engineering systems solutions in the healthcare area.

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