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Kok, scipio (author)
The possibilities public procurement offers regarding the stimulation of innovation for the benefit of economic growth and the competitiveness of markets have been increasingly receiving attention over the past two decades. In 2014 a long awaited update of the European directive governing procurement procedures was published. Among these...
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Neeli, Abhishek (author)
In today’s fast growing and competitive environment, keeping up with changing trends has become a necessity for firms to beat the competition. A relatively new form of innovation with a growing community of people have stated that Business Model Innovation is essentially the key to successful organizations nowadays. Several companies are failing...
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Grace, Caecilia (author)
Financial services industry which used to be relatively traditional is in the midst of change caused by the emergence of FinTech, forcing traditional firms to improve its innovation effectiveness. There exist various studies on corporate entrepreneurship, especially on the fuzzy front-end. However, studies on the back-end phase of innovations...
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Evers, Willem (author)
The aim of this thesis is to increase retention for Picnic by creating a habit-forming store. Currently, conversion rates are suboptimal. In areas where Picnic is active roughly half of all households downloads the app and registers. However, the conversion of this group to active customers is sub-optimal, meaning that not...
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Valencia, Diego (author)
Rapidly expanding urban developments are having an inverse relationship on the surrounding urban environment. Facades and the materials that they are composed of can have a large impact on the warming of urban microclimates. By reducing or cooling the external surfaces of a facade a building maybe able to offset its contribution to the urban...
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Li, Tim (author)
The thesis employs a anthropological methodology to understand the mechanism behind the success of innovation spaces. It is a multidisciplinary research approach to the design of Urban Innovation Districts.
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Barnsteiner, Max (author)
Ortovox, a mountain sports brand, existing for almost 40 years, is undergoing a rapid change. Through substantial growth, the organization has been pushed into a new position. The niche market was given up for a place among the leading brands in the outdoor industry. The new situation results in fundamentally different market requirements and...
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Leung, Yee Hang (author)
The Heritage studio methodical line of inquiry revolves around 3 aspects, the cultural value, the architecture and the building technology. The scientific relevance of my thesis project is reflected in the design, as the entire research process was closely related to the three themes. I started off my thesis with the research question of the...
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Gunnink, Anna (author)
The “Changing zone” is part of the former military area Hembrug, Zaandam. In this zone a special exchange emerged in the density of the buildings. When production started growing, buildings that were seen as unfunctional were demolished and often the new created open spaces were filled with buildings again. This interaction of dilution and...
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Biesheuvel, Bas (author)
TechnipFMC is pushing innovations to reduce the emissions of ethylene plants separations. This development is also driven by customer demands. They face increasingly strict legislation on \ce{CO2} emissions. Separation in distillation columns is one of the major energy intensive unit operations in an ethylene plant, and increasing their...
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van Heck, Simon (author)
Today’s stadiums face increasing competition from home-viewing options, powered by better camera angles and multiplatform, multimedia experiences. Concurrent with these trends is the increase in computing power and near ubiquity of the smartphone. These technological developments create new opportunities to measure real-time space use. The...
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van den Kerkhoff, Roy-Matthieu (author)
There is a growing demand for renewable sources of energy of which wave energy conversion is one. The Ocean Falls is an oscillating water column (OWC) system invented by BAM Infraconsult b.v. This system differs from conventional OWC systems since it includes a connection tube and an adjustable back wall. The OWC system is a resonance system for...
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Lyu, Donglin (author)
The aim of this research is to provide potential advice to district managers how to attract and retain startups into UIDs, thereby creating an innovative environment and filling the research gap about the part of startups preferences. The results of this research contain the theoretical framework of attraction and retention of startups in UIDs...
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Meerstadt, Charlotte (author)
As freshwater resources are predicted to become more scarce in the future, desalination will become a more prevalent treatment method. Microbial desalination, defined as the use of microbial processes to remove ions from a saline solution, may have potential as a new desalination method to produce water for domestic, agricultural or industrial...
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Meijer, Marloes (author)
This project has explored how design can be of added value in early phases of innovation in the context of the startup studio We Are Builders. Insights were gathered from multiple sources to analyse the project scope and explore opportunities. The goal of this graduation assignment is to create a method to execute ideation that We Are Builders...
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van Dalen, Pepijn (author)
The goal of this graduation project was to develop an innovation strategy for LeasePlan in relation to mobility as a service (MaaS). Before being able to determine a feasible, viable and desirable innovation strategy a comprehensive MaaS future mobility scenario was sketched out. This scenario was based on the insights gathered from the market,...
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Schulz, Jara (author)
Radical innovation is widely acknowledged as important for companies aiming to contribute to sustainable development while maintaining and improving their competitive advantage. However, the diffusion and development process of radical innovations is described as uncertain and long-winded due to barriers raised within the socio-technical system....
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Verkade, Floortje (author)
During the past decade, durability and sustainability has become more and more important in the building industry. By using no steel reinforcement, which has with high carbon emission and is sensitivity to corrosion, the structure should have a longer life span with less maintenance and a lower carbon footprint.<br/>To get more information on...
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Brink, Alex (author)
This thesis researches the development of the new biocomposite RECURF. It aims to shorten the gestation period of this new innovative material by designing a material driven demonstrator project which acts as the matchmaking system between material developers and industry designers and engineers.
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van der Hoek, Alexander (author)
The aim of the Building with Nature (BwN) design philosophy is to improve on a traditional approach for infrastructural projects by utilising natural processes to create benefits for society and nature. In a fast-changing world where climate action is becoming increasingly important, there is need for an innovative approach in large...
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