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New paper: Guiding Global Innovation Teams on their ExplorationJourney: Learning from Aspiring Engineering Students

A new paper by Jenny Elfsberg, Christian Johansson Askling, Andreas Larsson, Tobias Larsson, and Larry Leifer is in a special issue on Case-Based Learning in Engineering and Applied Science Education in the International Journal of Engineering Education. The research conducted at Blekinge Institute of Technology and Stanford University explores the impact of problem-based learning (PBL) […]

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New water transportation research project

The Swedish Energy Agency has now granted funds to BTH to research a possible system for electric, and in the future also autonomous, passenger ferries in urban public transportation and commuting, together with the companies Cstrider, Affärsverken Karlskrona, and Actrify. More info on the project here: https://www.productdevelopment.se/recs-resilience-in-electricity-charging-systems-2024-2025/ BTH press release: https://via.tt.se/pressmeddelande/3453772/nu-kan-elektriska-passagerarfarjor-bli-verklighet?publisherId=3236700&lang=sv Sharing       

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AXESS – Assessment in XR Environments for Sustainable Solutions | 2024-2027

The industry is challenged to comply with increasingly demanding societal and customer needs. Various stakeholders must be engaged throughout the development process. Models and simulations are used to assess new solutions and optimize current ones, foresee decisions’ implications, and make them explainable within the company and with customers. However, diversity in background, knowledge, and expectations […]

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PROSUCCO – PRO SUstainable Co-COnfiguration | 2024

The PROSUCCO project focuses on supporting sustainable Co-configurability of High Value Low Volume (HVLV) products in the conceptual design phase. The HVLV industry entails complex, flexible processes encompassing consistent effort in engineering to order. The PROSUCCO project aims to support the development of HVLV products by developing innovative engineering design and systems engineering approaches to […]

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RECS – Resilience in electricity & charging systems | 2024-2025

Resilience in electricity & charging systems – challenges and opportunities with marine public transport The project will investigate possible electrical systems for a transport system with passenger ferries in urban public transport. Investigate how a marine transport system can be integrated with energy storage and the power grid, and at the same time be flexible […]

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Congratulations Yan Zhang, Licentiate in Mechanical Engineering!

Yan Zhang presented his licentiate thesis entitled “Value co-creation for sustainable product service system design” in front of a crowd of local audience and online listeners. Yan made a popular presentation of the background of his research and the findings up until this point, where the servitization of industry is a driving force for digitalisation […]

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Depeening the Virtual Production skills at BTH!

Generative AI Visiting and taking part at the Gothenburg Film Festival, BTH participated with an overview of application areas for generative video in movie production at Gothenburg Film Studio’s open film industry meeting, which this year focused on AI. Andrea Nordwall was the key person from BTH at the event. At the same event, BTH’s […]

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AI-Driven Comprehension of Autonomous Construction Equipment Behavior for Improved PSS Development

Abstract This paper presents an approach that utilizes artificial intelligence techniques to identify autonomous machine behavior patterns. The context for investigation involves a fleet of prototype autonomous haulers as part of a Product Service System solution under development in the construction and mining industry. The approach involves using deep learning-based object detection and computer vision […]

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New book “Inventing the Almost Impossible”

Our researchers Tamara Carleton and William Cockayne, together with Shaun West (Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Art) have now launched the new book “Inventing the Almost Impossible – Creating, Teaching, Funding, and Leading Radical Innovation” (SPRINGER: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-36224-8). The book offers practice and policy insights into innovation design by gathering an intergenerational and interdisciplinary set […]

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