Value Innovation projects 2017

Value Innovation is a course in the Master programme that gives students in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Economy the opportunity to experience the development of new products and services “in real life”, collaborating with companies and organisations in the Blekinge region. Sharing       

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Value-driven engineering design: lessons learned from the road construction equipment industry

ABSTRACT Value models, in form of economical optimization functions, are often proposed to frontload engineering design activities. However, literature argues that, when qualitative data and assumptions prevail, a qualitative assessment of the ‘goodness’ of a design is preferable against a numerical (and monetary-based) encoding of preferences. This paper explores how a model-based approach can support […]

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