A number of partners, both academic and industrial, participated in Intend. Academic partners provided students and faculty who served on distributed engineering design teams. Industry partners served as clients to the design process, providing real-world design problems, some financial and personnel support, and evalution of team output. Among the institutions that participated in the project at one time or another over the course of the grant period were:
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
  • Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
  • Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico
  • National University of Singapore
  • St. Petersburg Technical University, Russia<</li>
  • Tsinghua University, China
  • Cap Gemini, Netherlands
  • Electronic Data Systems, Michigan, USA
  • Ford Motor Company, Michigan, USA
  • KPN Research, Netherlands
  • TNO, Netherlands
  • Telematica Institute, Netherlands
  • Whirlpool, Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA
  • A follow-up grant focusing on engineering education involved the University of Texas, Pan American.