Rat Relay simulates real-world situation in industrial product development where very often one individual person or team is only working on a project for a limited time and not from beginning to the end. In Rat Relay projects are rotated around the world in slots and the projects are provided by sponsoring companies, startups or NGOs. One team works always for 6 hours at a time and ships the project forward to next DF.
The participating Design Factories in the global network are:
ADF - Aalto University, FinlandPDF - Porto Polytechnic, PortugalFDF - NHL University of Applied Sciences, NetherlandsDDF - Duoc UC, ChileDFJ - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota/ColombiaDFJ - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali/Colombia