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Welcome as Adjunct Lecturer, Johan Pilthammar!

WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND? My name is Johan Pilthammar and I live in Hällevik, Sölvesborg, with my wife and four children. I work as a research engineer at Volvo Cars in Olofström with all kinds of projects related to sheet metal forming, mostly focused on forming simulations and material. I’ve previously […]

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Product-service systems evolution in the era of Industry 4.0

Abstract Recent economic transformations have forced companies to redefine their value propositions, increasing traditional product offerings with supplementary services— the so-called Product-Service System (PSS). Among them, the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies is very common. However, the directions that companies are under- taking to offer new value to their customers in the Industry 4.0 have […]

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“Ett Blekinge i förändring” with Marco Bertoni

Professor Marco Bertoni contributing to #URsamtiden talking about “Ett Blekinge i förändring” from the point of view of development, collaboration and internationalisation, and the long history of model driven development in Karlskrona. Besides the collaboration with UR Samtiden also Blekinge Museum. View the clip here (MArco starts around 10 minutes into the video) https://urplay.se/program/219971-ur-samtiden-lansmuseerna-berattar-ett-blekinge-i-forandring Sharing       

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Frugal-IDeM: An Integrated Methodology for Designing Frugal Innovations in Low-Resource Settings

Abstract People living in low-resource settings at the base of the world income pyramid (i.e. Base of the Pyramid — BOP) face several constraints. To satisfy their unmet needs, integrated frugal innovations are necessary. Several studies, discussed using many names such as ‘design for Base of the Pyramid’, ‘design for development’, ‘product service systems’, ‘frugal […]

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Exploring the Use of Virtual Reality to Support Environmentally Sustainable Behavior: A Framework to Design Experiences

Abstract The current and future challenges of sustainable development require a massive transformation of habits and behaviors in the whole society at many levels. This demands a change of perspectives, priorities, and practices that can only result from the development of more aware, informed, and instructed communities and individuals. The field of design for sustainable […]

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The influence of industry 4.0 on product design and development: Conceptual foundations and literature review

Abstract Since its introduction in 2011, industry 4.0 has been coined the“4th industrial revolution” following mechanization, industrialization and IT/automation as the first three, and represents the current trend of automation technologies (cyber‐physical systems, internet of things, cloudcomputing, etc.,) in the manufacturing industry, with their potential for disruption of the manufacturing paradigm as we know it. […]

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Distiguished paper award at ICoRD ’21

Jan 7-10 was the International Conference on Research into Design, ICoRD ’21 hosted by IDC School of Design Jan 7-10 2021, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India. In the closing the paper “The influence of industry 4.0 on product design and development: Conceptual foundations and literature review” by Sravan Tatipala, Johan Wall, Christian Johansson […]

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Studenter prisade av Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan

På den årliga stipendieutdelningen från Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan (i år online pga pandemin) fick fyra examensarbeten från BTH Maskinteknik priser. 100.000 kr Johan Olsson och Axel Sjöberg (civilingenjör) för arbetet “In-house glove recycling: Eliminating a waste stream with a circular approach“. Handledare vid BTH Maskinteknik var Christian Johansson. Johan Olsson och Axel Sjöberg (civilingenjör) för arbetet […]

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