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Call for papers: Special Issue on “User Experience and Agile Innovation: A Future of Servitisation”

Assistant Prof. Christian Johansson Askling and Associate Prof. Andreas Larsson, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden, together with Prof. Åsa Ericson and Dr. Johan Lugnet, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, are guest editors for a special issue of the International Journal of Product Development. The purpose of this special issue is to explore the ways in which […]

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Samverkan “in real life” mellan BTH och medlemsföretag i Techtank

I mitten av mars besökte lärare och forskare från BTH, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, två av Techtanks medlemsföretag i Olofström – EBP och Wugang Tailored Blanks. Syftet med besöken var bland annat att fördjupa kontakterna mellan högskolan och näringslivet genom att öka kompetensen om varandra och hitta samarbetsmöjligheter såsom exjobb och studentprojekt. Både företagen och högskolan […]

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Congrats Andreas Larsson, certified Innovation Leader!

Andreas Larsson has recently been certified as Innovation Leader within RISE. Here follows some words from him on the topic.  You are now certified (ISO) Innovation Leader. Congratulations! What is it? Thank you! It is a certificate approved by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, following ISO/IEC 17024, a standard for personnel certification. I was in […]

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Welcome as PhD candidate Ryan Ruvald!

Ryan Ruvald is a PhD candidate at BTH employed from November 1 working with supporting engineering decision making. Ryan is part of the KKS research profile “Model Driven Development and Decision Support“. WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND? I am Ryan Ruvald. born and raised in Sonoma, California. I have long been a fan […]

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User involvement in pharmaceutical packaging design -A case study

ABSTRACT Different levels of user involvement in product design range from understanding user needs to codesigning with users. Previous research shows older patients face difficulties to handle the medication packaging. Yet the participation of older patients in pharmaceutical packaging design is underexplored. The purpose of this study is to explore the role of older patients […]

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Design For Resource-Limited Societies: Informational Behaviour Of Designers

ABSTRACT There is a sharp contrast between High Resource Settings (HRSs), commonly seen in developed countries and Low Resource Settings (LRSs), typically found in the marginalised sections of societies around the world. Product design for LRSs is crucial to satisfy unmet or under-served needs of the people living in LRSs. Supporting designers to develop successful […]

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Techtank Expo @ BTH

On May 16, 2017, BTH had the pleasure of hosting the first ever Techtank Expo, where students, teachers and researchers got the chance to explore collaboration opportunities with representatives from Techtank member companies. Techtank Advanced Engineering Alliance is a technology cluster in southern Sweden (with the cluster organization based in Olofström) which gathers advanced industrial and […]

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