Designing Product Service Systems in the digital era: a BTH PDRL Special Session at the INCOM 2018 conference

More than 100 billion objects are expected to be connected by 2020 in the Internet of Things. This unprecedented opportunity to record and collect data about how we use a product (or experience a service) is main item in today’s design research agenda. “Data-driven Product Service System design” was the topic of the “Special Session“ […]

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Data Mining through Early Experience Prototyping: A step towards Data Driven Product Service System Design

ABSTRACT The construction industry is ripe for disruption through innovative solutions that provide added productivity. Equipment manufacturers are attempting to disrupt their industry with investments in autonomy, electrification and product-service system business models. Designing solutions that will operate in completely new systems or modify an existing complex system require new approaches to address the uncertainty […]

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Stanford ME310 on final stretch

This year’s Stanford project, ME310, where four students from BTH have collaborated with three students from Stanford University, is in its final stage.

Now, the students will travel to Stanford to complete and present the project at the annual event Stanford EXPE ( in front of teachers, companies and venture capitalists in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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Kids enjoying the math of digital modelling and prototyping

The Product Development Research Lab provided a workshop for kids age 10-13 as a part of the math day for kids “Möjligheternas dag”  to enable exploration of a range of topics including: 3D modelling, additive manufacturing (3D printing), 3D scanning, Virtual Interfaces and Augmented Reality.

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Deltagarrekord på årets Robothon

Under höstlovet passade vi återigen på att tillsammans med Molybden och Hyper Island arrangera ett Robothon för ungdomar i kommunen, det 5’e i ordningen i denna konstellationen. Årets evenemang var fullbokat, 40 ungdomar deltog under dagen (nytt deltagarrekord) i Hyper Islands kreativa lokaler. Från vårt Makerspace tog vi med oss Lego Mindstorms i drivor för att ungdomarna skulle kunna […]

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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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