Candidates to the doctoral program have specific entry requirements. They should hold a master's degree or legal equivalent, hold a bachelor's degree and have a curriculum especially relevant to this cycle of studies, or hold a curriculum recognized as attesting capacity for the completion of this doctoral program.
The main target population consists of holders of Master degrees in any engineering area, but preferably in fields that match this program, such as: Mechanical Engineering an related areas (Aeronautics, Automotive, Naval, etc.), Materials Engineering and related areas (Polymers, Metallurgy, etc), Industrial Engineering or Biomedical Engineering. Other Technical backgrounds may be considered (e.g. Masters in industrial design, physics, informatics), but such an applicant needs to be well supported by a relevant industrial or research curriculum in the program area (product development and manufacturing).