Yearly Archives: 2014

The art of constructing a machine…

In the latest issue of the research facts brochure at BTH, Department of Mechanical Engineering was featured with the piece “The art of constructing a machine”, showcasing Professors Sharon Kao-Walter and Tobias Larsson. More information: The art of constructing a machine (PDF) Entire brochure (PDF)   Sharing  

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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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Alessandro Bertoni

Welcome Alessandro Bertoni, Post-Doctoral research fellow

Dr Alessandro Bertoni is a post-doc research at BTH employed during the autumn of 2014 working with supporting engineering decision making. Alessandro is part of the KKS research profile “Model Driven Development and Decision Support“, and the aerospace research project VITUM. Who are you and what is your background? I was born and I grew up […]

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Research Based Company Start-Up: Nova Innovation Solutions AB

Nova Innovation Solutions AB is a research based start-up building on waterjet cutting research, where a new industrial polishing method has been developed. Anders Jönsson, Director of Swedish WaterJet Lab and PhD from Mechanical Engineering, is one of the actors in the new business that is commercializing the approach. Anders Jönsson has done the research […]

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STOSIP – New research project with industry

A new research project has been approved; “Strategic, Tactical and Operational implementation of Sustainability into the Innovation Process – STOSIP” is the name and the objective of STOSIP is to support manufacturing companies to integrate and implement sustainability on strategic, tactical and operational levels in the company in order to be able to bring forward […]

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STOSIP – Strategic, Tactical and Operational implementation of Sustainability into the Innovation Process | 2015-2018

The objective of STOSIP is to support manufacturing companies to integrate and implement sustainability on strategic, tactical and operational levels in the company in order to be able to bring forward sustainable innovations, creating competitive advantages and increased value to its customers. Integration and implementation is enhanced with the ability to measure: maturity level of […]

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Utmärkta examensarbeten fick stipendier!

Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan delar årligen ut stipendier till utmärkta examensarbeten. Vid ceremonin för 2014 belönades inte mindre än fyra examensarbeten från Maskinteknik! Speciellt roligt är att tre av examensarbetena har skett i samverkan med lokala företag, “in real life”! Vi gratulerar studenterna! 50 000 SEK Henrik Kvist och Henning Bakke för examensarbetet “Business Process Design” som […]

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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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Blekinge X-labs, ett designinitiativ för accelererad förändring

Affärsliv, en näringslivsbilaga till BLT/Sydöstran hade idag en artikel av Jan Hindersson om det designinitiativ för accelererad förändring som Professor Tobias Larsson och entreprenören Sebastian Sjöberg samlat näringsliv och offentliga aktörer till. Läs artikeln här: Affarsliv-xlabs-20141112. Blekinge X Labs är inte ett företag, inte ett affärsnätverk och inte akademisk forskning. Det är ett designinitiativ för accelererad […]

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ExDin III – Expertnätverk i diagnostik | 2015-2017

I takt med den åldrande befolkningen och de medicinska behandlingsmetoderna utvecklas ökar antalet personer som är multisjuka, vilket gör diagnostiken mer komplex och krävande. Projektet ska ta fram en modell för hur för samverkan mellan specialister i diagnostiska nätverk kan gå från projekt till ordinarie verksamhet. Samverkan sker mellan fem akademiska parter, tre landsting och […]

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