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Expanding Value Driven Design to meet Lean Product Service Development

ABSTRACT The paper presents a discussion about gaps and opportunities for cross-pollination between Value Driven Design and Lean Product Service Development to promote the use of value-driven method and tools since the preliminary design stages. In particular the paper discusses how methods and tools developed in Value Driven Design have the potential to be applied […]

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Realistic Package Opening Simulations : An Experimental Mechanics and Physics Based Approach

Licentiate thesis of Eskil Andreasson, presented at BTH 2015-05-08.. Abstract A finite element modeling strategy targeting package opening simulations is the final goal with this work. The developed simulation model will be used to proactively predict the opening compatibility early in the development process of a new opening device and/or a new packaging material. To […]

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The Role of Additive Manufacturing Technology in job creation: an exploratory case study of suppliers of Additive Manufacturing in Sweden

Research paper published 12th CIRP Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing – Emerging Potentials, September 22nd-24th, 2014, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Abstract This paper investigates how Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies, as a process innovation, may contribute to a job creation. Further, the various mechanisms in which AM may contribute to an increase in job creation as well […]

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Becoming An Innovative Company: Assessing An Organization’s Innovation Capability From The Perspective Of A Team

Research paper published in the 15th International CINet Conference, in Budapest, Turkey, 2014. Abstract Literature points out the need for companies to innovate continuously. Such need requires that companies develop capacities to exploit and improve current work as well as to develop and explore more radical opportunities. This paper is a case study that investigates […]

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Revisiting the Research Field of Product-Service Systems Development

Research paper published in ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE). Abstract The research within the Product-Service Systems (PSS) field aims to support manufacturing industries’ ability to provide value in terms of a service offer to its customers, simultaneously taking a more holistic approach to eco- […]

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