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Damond, Jori (author)
As our electricity system becomes more complex, decentralized, and unstable, research on solutions to relieve the grid are needed. Local energy storage could contribute significantly to the solution. This study focused on one solution in particular: the neighborhood battery. Neighborhood batteries are emerging as a technical and social...
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Lemmen, Danny (author)
Aviation Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) organisations are facing a lack of sustainable alternatives within MRO, which could aid a more sustainable operation geared to meet short-term climate regulations. Hence, they need to establish an idea evaluation process, allowing organisations to assess and prioritise generated ideas to assess...
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Quinzacara Sánchez, Ignacio (author)
Addressing climate change is a challenge that governments, society, and companies have to face. For companies this becomes a major challenge as they are required to innovate in order to become more sustainable whilst still remain competitive. However, carrying out technological innovation may be useless if it cannot be diffused in the market....
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Srikrishna, Pranathi (author)
This thesis focuses on designing a process for balancing and prioritizing the digital innovation project portfolio of a rental equipment company. The company operates in a traditional industry in which themes like digital transformation and digitalization are new emerging themes that are yet to be accepted by the industry. Therefore, in order to...
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Kadioğlu, Sena (author)
The airline industry is going through a big transformation. The institutional environment as well as the industry itself has changed. Competition with the entry of the low-cost carriers in a market that used to be dominated by flagship carriers and societal pressure regarding sustainability on airlines with COVID-19 state aids increased, while...
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van Ophuizen, Junior (author)
One of the major emitters of CO2 is the aviation industry which keeps growing. A solution to reduce carbon emissions is to focus on Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) such as biofuels or synthetic fuels or to focus on sustainable alternative technologies such as electric-powered or hydrogen-powered aircraft. A literature review is conducted that...
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van den Bent, Irene (author)
Digital challenger banks in the UK retail banking industry have caused unprecedented Personal Current Account (PCA) market share changes at the cost of traditional banks. This loss in competitive position prompted traditional bank managers to reconsider the way they operate, resulting in the commoditization of digital services till date. Now,...
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Tellez Angel, Natalia (author)
In the built environment, the continuous growth and expansion of urban areas worldwide have become alarming. The built environment is continuously developing in an unsustainable manner, and in the mid-term future, resources will be scarce if practices are not changed. Therefore, new building materials and methods need to be implemented to...
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de Wind, Josefien (author)
The Paris Agreement set goals to minimize global warming by reducing CO2 emissions. In the Netherlands, the Paris Agreement is translated into policies that aim for circularity and sustainability at different governmental levels. These policies are directed at the sustainability transitions within different fields, such as the built environment....
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de la Vega Guzman, Alexandra (author)
Top-down solutions toward Incremental Housing have been criticized because the government has imposed unrealistic and unaffordable standards. On a bottom-up approach, Social Enterprises have been recognized for their contribution to global challenges by implementing service and product innovation and their intermediary role in the processes...
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Esquinas Buenache, Adrián (author)
KLM is the flag carrier and biggest airline in the Netherlands. The contribution to climate change of the airline industry requires urgent changes in innovation to be sustainable. At the organisation, innovation is multidisciplinary, and needs of cross-divisional activity. The innovation team is the team responsible for overseeing the innovation...
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van der Hout, Edward (author)
If we are to avert Climate Change, the world must reduce its net carbon footprint to zero in the coming decades. This will require an unprecedented shift in the technologies relied on in almost every part of the economy. Venture Capital can play a pivotal role in hastening the adoption of new technologies, but for investors to pursue a...
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Latifi Rostami, S.M.A. (author)
Although business model innovation (BMI) can create a firm's competitive advantage and enhance its performance, many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) fail to obtain the expected outcomes when innovating their business model. BMI leads to irreversible fundamental changes in key components of a company's business model, which means it...
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Stek, P.E. (author)
Motivation. The sustainability technology sectors, encompassing health and sustainable energy technology, play a critically important role in addressing global challenges such as climate change and ageing populations, which require a transition to a low or zero-carbon energy system, and sustainable and affordable healthcare. While these problems...
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Çakir, Nadiye (author)
‘Wicked problems’ like Harmful and Immoral Online Behaviour is a complex social phenomenon which the Ministry of Justice and Security feel increasing urgency for. However, because such a phenomenon is complex and fast-paced it is hard to respond to.<br/><br/>Since 2018 Directie X has started to draw attention to Harmful and Immoral Online...
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Fischer, Berend (author)
Royal Schiphol Group is the overarching organisation of multiple airports, among which Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. As the world around these airports is quickly changing with aviation under pressure, and a huge amount of new potential modalities, RSG is in need of an approach to deal with new kinds of modalities. This project was executed for...
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Bareman, Aart-Jan (author)
Technologies for Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) need to take <br/> into account local cost, usability and maintenance challenges, and ‘modular’ <br/> device designs can be one way of overcoming these challenges. However, <br/> despite research into the design advantages of these devices, the adoption<br/>challenges have not yet been...
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Nieuwsma, Auke (author)
Over the past ten years Heineken measured a decrease in brand power, especially among younger consumers. Furthermore, Heineken lacks an experiential culture that fosters innovation due to daily workloads, mindset on global impact and scalability, immediate successful deliverables and business cases, and strict brand approval and brand mitigation...
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de Jong, David (author)
The recommendations in this thesis are relevant for research and consultancy firms specialized in social aspects of technology. The problem that is analyzed is how in the future society can remain inclusive, when faced with the problems of technological innovation and the possibility of it causing technological unemployment. Researching such...
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Zandstra, Bart (author)
Hydrogen is more and more recognized as an essential component for a sustainable future. Because of its versatility, hydrogen is a promising energy carrier for decarbonization of various sectors. However, to realize the promising sustainable characteristics of hydrogen as a carbon-free energy carrier, hydrogen production through zero-carbon...
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