The innovation facilitator: characteristics and importance for innovation teams

ABSTRACT This research develops the understanding of the innovation facilitator’s (facilitator) role in terms of inexperienced innovation teams in an industrial context. Qualitative data was collected from three X-functional innovation teams’ members and their sponsor to identify the requirements for a facilitator. Forty characteristics were identified and charted in an innovation process. Significant findings, contributing […]

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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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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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