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Ghasia, Zahra (author)
The use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has seen a breakthrough in clinical research for personalized treatments (Hamburg & Collins, 2010.) Despite the potential advantages of vast EHR data available, constraints of privacy and legislation hinder its use (Rieke et al., 2020.) Health data exists in an interconnected healthcare system ...
master thesis 2024
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Bult, Matthijs (author)
This thesis presents recommendations based on a case study focused on thecircular redesign of a wearable, single use medical device. The study addressesa knowledge gap by offering insights into the circular (re)design for products.The proposed (re)design of the system leads to a substantial reduction of CO2emissions, with...
master thesis 2023
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Jaspers, Geert (author)
2022 SODAQ, manufacturer of the general purpose asset tracker: TRACK, committed itself to take environmental and social responsibility and got rebranded as a ‘World-friendly IoT’ company. A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for the current TRACK product, performed by an external company, proved that decreasing the impact of the enclosure might provide...
master thesis 2023
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Veitschegger, Niyaz (author)
This master’s thesis is an exploration of force feedback in offshore applications with the intention of teleoperating heavy machinery. Specifically, Allseas provided their field joint coating machine handling for offshore pipelay as the subject and scope of this study. The anti-sway use case is identified through literature research, user and...
master thesis 2023
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Papadogianni, Maria (author)
This report presents the process of designing a volume unit as an addition to the current product system, which will allow the user to control boiling, chilled and carbonated water volumes. This assignment tackles both the user interaction that takes place around the tap over the counter, as well as the functionality and technology implemented...
master thesis 2023
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Mintjes, Frank (author)
Entrepreneurship, as a driver of economic growth, involves identifying opportunities and creating ventures. However, the success rate of startups is significantly low, with various sources reporting different failure rates. Common reasons for startup failure include lack of market need, insufficient funds, inadequate team, strong competition and...
master thesis 2023
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de Heer, Mathijs (author)
This research provides a recommendation for Sonion, a company specialised in the development and production of hearing aids, on the production of moulds for the injection moulding machine. <br/><br/>The goal was to develop a process that reduces the cost and the time to manufacture an injection mould while maintaining a similar accuracy as in...
master thesis 2023
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Kramer, Melissa (author)
We live in an increasingly complex world in which policy regulations and system development must balance technology, existing regulations and all the people participating in the system. Currently, digital identities facilitate multiple verification processes in multiple contexts. For example, to give the ability to prove their own identity to...
master thesis 2023
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Drost, Danique (author)
Design Agency Nacar has experienced remarkable success since it was founded in 2006, transforming from a small industrial design studio to a prominent agency with around 120 employees in Spain. Due to their recent growth spurt, it was found that Nacar is currently in a transition phase from being a small-sized agency to a medium-sized...
master thesis 2023
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Muijters, Eline (author)
The objective of this project is to develop a suitable design proposal for the future context of ASML’s Training Center, substantiated by research and stakeholder input. Since training demand will increase also with the introduction of new systems, the company entails the creation of a product that will support this dynamic environment by...
master thesis 2023
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Van der Meer, Stan (author)
A strategy and concept design for charging LEFVs in city logistics. Tiler Cargo is a wireless charger for electric cargobikes: Parking equals charging. Bulk charging batteries in the commercial domain result in chaotic situations with dozens of adapters and requires human responsibility to thoroughly perform charging procedures, resulting in...
master thesis 2021
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Leeuwenburg, Bart (author)
ContextIn a society where sustainability is becoming more and more relevant, coal-burning kamado barbecues are more popular than ever in the Netherlands. From an ignited barbecue a significant amount of energy is lost through heated air. This brings up an interesting design opportunity; “Is it possible to design a product which proposes a more...
master thesis 2021
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Gillissen, Gijs (author)
The Courier, Express and Parcel market (CEP) in the Netherlands causes 85.000 tons of single use packaging to be turned into waste on a yearly basis (Thuiswinkel.org &amp; Kennis instituut duurzaam verpakken, 2020). This combined with an annual projected growth of 10% in online orders urges society to rethink ecommerce packaging (Topsector...
master thesis 2021
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Bukai, Itamar (author)
A colossal amount of people around the world do not have access to basic health care. In order to reach the unreachable, humanitarian organizations assemble medical units that provide health service to the most outreach communities. Although, these units experience numerous challenges and drawbacks when it comes to traveling, questioning the...
master thesis 2021
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Vlasblom, Chris (author)
It is time to break the taboo on something that every person does every day: excretion. Using the toilet for micturition and defecation is familiar to everyone. However, discussing personal troubles with going to the toilet is frowned upon. Constipation complaints and urine retention are common, especially among the elderly. There are multiple...
master thesis 2021
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Brenninkmeyer, Talitha (author)
“<i>A ruptured AAA [Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm] is the 15th leading cause of death in the country, and the 10th leading cause of death in men older than 55</i>” in the United States, states Singh (n.d.), in the Society for Vascular Surgeons. Such Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA, see Figure 2.2) are increasingly treated by...
master thesis 2021
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van der Linden, Elias (author)
Oral care is known to have an impact on general wellbeing. Individuals neglecting their mouth and the care it needs, could lead to unaffordable dental expenses.<br/>This thesis researches if more awareness regarding oral health and daily habits can lead to a higher purchase intention of personal oral care products.
master thesis 2020
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Verduijn, I.N. (author)
Legionella is a serious thread to public health. For a lot of facilities, obligated water safety plans need to be executed to minimise the chances of a legionellosis outbreak. Unfortunately, these water safety plans are not always executed properly. <br/>With the stoppage sensor of Octo Facility Management, there is an opportunity to create a...
master thesis 2020
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Mamaqi Kapllani, Kevin (author)
In the Netherlands alone, an estimated 730,000 persons are currently diagnosed with coronary heart disease (CHD), 120,000 with heart failure, and 260,000 with atrial fibrillation. As of 2014, cardiovascular disease accounted for 27% of all deaths1. The cardiology department of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) has a regional role in...
master thesis 2019
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Petrocchi, Filippo (author)
In collaboration with Cardioline Spa, this graduation project presents the development of a discreet device to monitor atrial fibrillation among elderly people. By means of user research and contest analysis, the project is aims at delivering a new product-system device for the company, for Healthcare institutions and for private patients. The...
master thesis 2019
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