Eric Lutters got his postgraduate degree from the Mechanical Engineering department of Twente University in 1993. As a continuation of his postgraduate project, he worked on the development of a computer system for work preparation. As an associate professor, he teaches several subjects and projects in the curriculum. He also leads the research of information and knowledge management and other processes from the product development trajectory. In the master course Industrial Design Engineering he coordinates the specialisation ‘Management of Product Development’.