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Van der Hall, A. (author)
Research expanding and testing the Innovation Challenge framework. This framework aims to measure innovation activities within companies and link them to firm performance. Methods applied include: literature studies, expert interviews, factor analysis and path analysis. Results have both theoretical and practical implications.
master thesis 2010
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Martin, J.D. (author)
In spring 2010, Zilver Innovation initiated a project called “Design The New Business” . The aim of this project was to investigate how designers and business people are working together in new ways to solve the complex problems that businesses are facing today. The outcome of the project was a documentary that included interviews from design...
master thesis 2012
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Maas, M.D. (author)
There is a growing understanding that sustainable development is only achievable through integration into our economic systems. Sustainability does not have to be traded off against profit or business success, but sustainability can be a driver for business, this is called green growth. The Ministry of Economic Affairs aims to promote green...
master thesis 2014
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Reinders, H.J. (author)
Patents are often taken as an indicator to measure innovativeness, because they are a lot easier to obtain than most others. There is a complication though, which is that patents are not a direct measure of innovativeness: the fit between patents and innovativeness is biased by differing propensities to patent. The propensity to patent was...
master thesis 2011
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Leenders, T. (author)
Founded in 2006, senz umbrellas bv is a company established by three Industrial Design students. In November that year, they launched their first product, the senz° storm umbrella. Upon their market introduction, the international media picked up their story resulting in a tremendous amount of publicity. High rates of success resulted in more...
master thesis 2014
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Shahbazi, K. (author)
This thesis explores a human-centered approach to innovating towards the circular economy, using the design concept of product-service-economic systems (PSES)
master thesis 2015
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Kandpal, P. (author)
Role of innovation in enhancing the competitiveness and economic development of the organization, society, country and world is important. It thrives on the knowledge which is available in public and private domains. However, it is the ability to acquire, synthesize, utilize, and share and use of knowledge which can aid innovation. This thesis...
master thesis 2015
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Moonen, J. (author)
master thesis 2009
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Beijers, Rolien (author)
Background: There is an increasing need for structured methods that encourage effective knowledge sharing and collaborations at the working floor to implement innovation strategies, especially in case of employer - employee relationships.

Objective: This research (master thesis) focused on knowledge sharing on the work floor during...
master thesis 2018
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Bhaskar, N. (author)
Thales, a well-known company that provides products and services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets, is a technology driven company. The usual approach to innovation within a technology driven company is to focus on the development of a technology, and once the technology is ready, find application for it in the...
master thesis 2013
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de Jong, Eduard (author)
Introduction: The context of mobility is changing rapidly and new mobility solutions are gaining momentum. Ford is expanding towards an auto and a mobility company and experiments with offering mobility solutions. These experiments should help Ford in discovering emerging opportunities. Traditional product development is not suitable for...
master thesis 2017
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De Vries, P. (author)
Chard Safety BV (CS) is a company in automotive crash safety systems. The patented Deceleration Responsive vehicle-Seat (DRS) Albatross is their main concept. The seat is able to drastically reduce forces on the occupant during a crash and claims to eliminate whiplash. It could also be made lighter compared to current car seats, because of its...
master thesis 2013
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Bouten, R.A. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Van Merle, S. (author)
Travelling has the ability to gives us freedom to discover our surroundings in a spontaneously manner. However, struggles and frustration during travelling can cause many difficulties to reach this state of mind. In the current travel situation, we have to bring our luggage from our departure place to a transfer hub. After arriving at the...
master thesis 2016
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Norbruis, J.W. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Jarabo, O. (author)
Purpose This study aims to explore approaches to stimulate innovation at the case company via current knowledge processes analysis to provide best-fit recommendations. Design/Methodology/Approach The study develops a theoretical overview based on the growing stream on knowledge processes in relation to innovation. The research features a case...
master thesis 2014
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Ramadhan, Hakim Agung (author)
In a traditional view, innovation is seen as a silver bullet to bring well-being to society. However, various reports seem to prove that this assumption is no longer valid. Almost always, the adverse impacts of innovation endorse that innovation is no longer a sole province of innovators. In many areas, innovations interact with stakeholders...
master thesis 2017
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Soto Camacho, G. (author)
Today, making business, and more importantly, staying in business is becoming more and more complex for companies. Organizations are aware that if they want to survive they have no longer the option of carrying on doing today what worked yesterday. Innovation seems to be the shared answer among companies for responding to the fast-changing...
master thesis 2013
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Acevedo, A. (author)
Research of context and current situation of Driessen Aerospace, an engineering company in expansion and the division Galleys Europe with the objective of finding out how can can be influenced the management of innovation, collaboration and organizational culture towards innovation in all different locations taking into account the cultural...
master thesis 2012
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Langendijk, M. (author)
My project can be linked to the overlap between the fields of architecture and biology. The research grew out from a fascination for nature and started at the very beginning of the field of biomimetics. It is a search to intelligent solutions from nature for design problems in architecture.
master thesis 2014
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