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van Loon-Steensma, J.M. (author), Vellinga, Pier (author)
This article describes and analyzes the reintroduction of the “wide green dike” in the Netherlands. It is a noteworthy example of implementation of an innovation in long-term strategic delta planning. The Dutch Delta Program was central herein. Pursuing its ambition to make the Netherlands climate-proof, the Delta Program invited a diverse set...
journal article 2019
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Tauro, Flavia (author), Selker, J.S. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Abrate, Tommaso (author), Uijlenhoet, Remko (author), Porfiri, Maurizio (author), Manfreda, Salvatore (author), Caylor, Kelly (author), Moramarco, Tommaso (author), Benveniste, Jerome (author), Ciraolo, Giuseppe (author), Estes, Lyndon (author), Domeneghetti, Alessio (author), Perks, Matthew T. (author), Corbari, Chiara (author), Rabiei, Ehsan (author), Ravazzani, Giovanni (author), Bogena, Heye (author), Harfouche, Antoine (author), Brocca, Luca (author), Maltese, Antonino (author), Wickert, Andy (author), Tarpanelli, Angelica (author), Good, Stephen (author), Lopez Alcala, Jose Manuel (author), Petroselli, Andrea (author), Cudennec, Christophe (author), Blume, Theresa (author), Hut, R.W. (author), Grimaldi, Salvatore (author)
To promote the advancement of novel observation techniques that may lead to new sources of information to help better understand the hydrological cycle, the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) established the Measurements and Observations in the XXI century (MOXXI) Working Group in July 2013. The group comprises a...
journal article 2018
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Ooms, Ward (author), Werker, C. (author), Caniëls, Marjolein C J (author)
The proximity framework serves to analyse and understand how collaborations form and develop over time, and how these affect innovation and learning. The framework has inspired and informed empirical studies in several contexts, contributing to our understanding of the dynamics of dyadic collaborations, industrial clusters and districts, and...
journal article 2018
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Klitsie, J.B. (author), Price, R.A. (author), de Lille, C.S.H. (author)
In order to become more innovative, corporations are increasingly turning to design-driven innovation capabilities. These capabilities are dynamic: they influence the way companies run their business and how companies create, capture and deliver value. Building design capabilities has proven difficult, given the tacit nature of design practice...
conference paper 2018
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den Heijer, A.C. (author), Curvelo Magdaniel, F.T.J. (author)
In the global knowledge economy, attracting and retaining talent is the most important mutual goal of universities and cities. They work together in the worldwide competition for talent. The locations of universities play an important role in the competitive profile of cities and regions because they concentrate this human capital....
book chapter 2018
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Lendering, K.T. (author), Sebastian, Antonia (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Floods are the costliest and deadliest weather-related disaster globally. With higher population density in flood prone areas, increased urban development, and projected climate impacts, the frequency and severity of flooding in Europe is predicted to rise. While permanent flood defences have been shown to be more economically effective and...
abstract 2017
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Sicotte, Hélène (author), De Serres, Andrée (author), Ménard, Virginie (author), Delerue, Hélène (author)
Like activity-based workspaces, innovative spaces are deemed to be efficient and flexible, but they are most often called upon to support collaborative and creative team work instead of individual whom sometime will work in a team. Our research objective is to further explore the links between the project team and its space to identify...
conference paper 2017
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van Bueren, E.M. (author)
Urban living labs have become a popular phenomenon in today’s cities. The Living Lab approach would provide real life research with its multiple stakeholders in a co-innovating inclusive setting, crucial in creating metropolitan solutions with impact, that will be adopted smoothly and swiftly by all involved, and thus help achieve prosperous...
report 2017
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van der Kooij, B.J.G. (author)
The concept of the General Purpose Technology (GPT) of the late 1990s is a culmination of many evolutionairy views in innovation-thinking. By definition the GPT considers the technical, social, and economic effects of meta-technologies like steam-technology and electric technology. This paper uses Schumpeter’s concept of ’cluster on innovations’...
working paper 2017
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Straub, A. (author), Haavik, T (author)
On average 64 % of the dwellings in Europe are owner-occupied. Although there is an enormous potential to reduce their energy use and hence CO2 emissions, the current average renovation rate is just around 1,2 %. The development of one-stop-shops is expected to increase the market uptake of home renovation. Developing emerging frontrunner...
conference paper 2017
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Price, R.A. (author), Straker, Karla (author)
As the boundaries of the design profession expand so must the research paradigms scaffolding them. This paper explores two trans-disciplinary PhD research projects - both broadly aimed at exploring design value in business. The first case study reports on the implementation of the design-led innovation within an airport corporation. The second...
journal article 2017
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Mlecnik, E. (author)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore innovation adoption theory and to define a model to investigate operational activities and communication in innovation networks that can stimulate both supply and demand. It also aims to exemplify this model with the activities of an innovation network dedicated to promoting passive houses....
journal article 2016
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Lindhult, Erik (author), Campillo, J. (author), Dahlquist, E. (author), Read, S.A. (author)
Transition towards becoming Energy smart city integrating different areas of energy production, distribution and use in a community requires a spectrum of capabilities. The paper reports on findings from the EU planning project PLEEC, involving six medium sized European cities. The purpose of the paper is to describe innovation capabilities and...
conference paper 2016
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van der Kooij, B.J.G. (author)
The concept of the General Purpose Technology (GPT) of the late 1990s is a culmination of many evolutionairy views in innovation-thinking. By definition the GPT considers the technical, social, and economic effects of meta-technologies like steam-technology and electric technology. This paper uses Schumpeter’s concept of ’cluster on innovations’...
working paper 2016
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Heurkens, E.W.T.M. (author)
In recent years Dutch real estate developers have been subject to some societal market trends that force them to change roles (Heurkens, 2013). The decreased demand for office space, limited debt funding, challenging user demands, stalling public investments, and increased competition from new companies, necessitate developer to deploy more new...
abstract 2016
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Schifferstein, Hendrik N.J. (author)
Even though designers are specifically trained to create and build new products, their contribution to innovation in the food industry is relatively small. The industry seems unfamiliar with the ways in which designers operate and may be unaware of the added value they may provide. Therefore, this article identifies the potential roles that...
journal article 2016
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Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author), Molina Castillo, F.J. (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
Business Models have been on the research agenda since the emergence of ecommerce and ebusiness in late last century. Although a lot of attention has been paid to the concept, ontologies, taxonomies and approach in the field of strategic management, information systems, digital business and high-tech entrepreneurship research, empirical research...
conference paper 2016
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Nijsse, R. (author)
This paper is new developments in structural engineering related especially to the use of the material glass. After a philosophical discussion about why glass is the material for the Future, all glass elements and related techniques are presented from which an all glass building can be assembled. To conclude this paper ,all glass structures like...
conference paper 2015
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Klievink, B. (author), Zomer, G. (author)
This paper is the introduction to the fourth Workshop on IT-enabled Resilient, Seamless and Secure Global Supply Chains (WITNESS 2015). In the paper, we present a synthesis of the innovation agendas of a series of international research, development and demonstration projects that seek to make supply chains more efficient and more secure. From...
conference paper 2015
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Erkens, Sandra (author), van Vliet, D (author), van de Ven, Martin (author), Voskuilen, JLM (author), Hofman, R (author), Jager, J (author), The, P (author)
In an ever faster changing world, innovation is a crucial tool to maintain the quality of road networks. In order to safely use innovative materials and techniques, validation procedures are needed. Because of the variable and non-standard nature of innovations, it is hard to standardize this kind of validation. Also, ensuring that innovations...
conference paper 2015
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