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Warbroek, Beau (author), Hoppe, T. (author), Coenen, Frans (author), Bressers, Hans (author)
Recent scholarly attention shows that grassroots civil society low-carbon energy initiatives increasingly become part of the subnational climate change governance landscape. Despite their potency in view of consumer-owned distributed generation and enhanced citizen influence in the organization of the energy infrastructure, local low-carbon...
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Ho, Serene (author), Crompvoets, Joep (author), Stoter, J.E. (author)
Intensifying and increasingly complex physical developments under, on, and above ground, as well as the speed and accessibility of digital innovation, is resulting in growing interest in public sector investment in 3D geo-information. In Europe, a consortium of 11 public mapping agencies (PMAs) recently undertook a cost-benefit analysis for...
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Flipse, S.M. (author)
Responsible innovation requires, among other things, that innovators reflect on the broader socio-ethical and socio-economic context of their work. This may be done by reflecting on innovation project complexity. However, tools and methods enabling relevant reflection are not abundant. In this explorative study, we investigated the effect of...
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Straub, A. (author), Haavik, T (author)
In the EU, housing retrofit rates have to increase to about 2.5–3% of the housing stock per year to achieve policy goals. The development of new business models and collaboration of SMEs in a fragmented market is expected to result in an increase in home renovations. This study presents a way to better understand the usefulness of the...
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España-Villegas, Carmelo Branimir (author), Caeiro-Rodriguez, Manuel (author)
Nowadays, Information and Communication Technologies are becoming necessary in all types of organizations. That common occurrence makes it possible for people to be integrated into digital environments that require skills and constant updating. This man - technology relationship, makes the concept of Ecosystem to be adopted into educational...
conference paper 2018
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Pesch, U. (author), Spekkink, Wouter (author), Quist, J.N. (author)
Local sustainability initiatives are studied from two scholarly perspectives: the perspective of sociotechnical innovation, which relates to the capacity of bottom-up initiatives to contribute to the development of sociotechnical alternatives; and the perspective of civic engagement which relates to the capacity of citizens to organize...
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van de Wiel, A. (author), Blaauw, Menno (author)
Low concentrations of elements in food can be measured with various techniques, mostly in small samples (mg). These techniques provide only reliable data when the element is distributed homogeneously in the material to be analysed either naturally or after a homogenisation procedure. When this is not the case or homogenisation fails, a...
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Santoni De Sio, F. (author), van den Hoven, M.J. (author)
Debates on lethal autonomous weapon systems have proliferated in the past 5 years. Ethical concerns have been voiced about a possible raise in the number of wrongs and crimes in military operations and about the creation of a “responsibility gap” for harms caused by these systems. To address these concerns, the principle of “meaningful human...
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Naastepad, C.W.M. (author), Mulder, Jesse M. (author)
(Expected) adverse effects of the ‘ICT Revolution’ on work and opportunities for individuals to use and develop their capacities give a new impetus to the debate on the societal implications of technology and raise questions regarding the ‘responsibility’ of research and innovation (RRI) and the possibility of achieving ‘inclusive and...
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Hoppe, T. (author), Butenko, Anna (author), Heldeweg, Michiel (author)
The European energy sector is an important economic sector that is also traditionally highly regulated. With the increasing tempo in which innovations in technology and markets occur, catalysed inter alia by the energy transition and accompanied by new formats of innovation (disruptive and bottom-up), the question arises whether existing...
contribution to periodical 2018
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Elmustapha, Houda (author), Hoppe, T. (author), Bressers, Hans (author)
In light of climate change and global commitments, a great amount of programs and policies have been implemented by governments targeting the diffusion of renewable energy technologies. Successful diffusion relies on the understanding, persuasion and acceptance by consumers and other stakeholders. This article investigates the views, roles...
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Elmustapha, Houda (author), Hoppe, T. (author), Bressers, Hans (author)
Climate change and environmental problems are of major concern to governments, organisations, and consumers. This stresses the need for a transition towards clean renewable energy systems. To enable the diffusion of cleaner energy technology it is not enough to just have supportive policies in place. The challenge is to ensure that consumers...
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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...
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Puerari, E. (author), de Koning, J.I.J.C. (author), von Wirth, Timo (author), Karré, Philip M. (author), Mulder, I.J. (author), Loorbach, Derk (author)
Citizens and urban policy makers are experimenting with collaborative ways to tackle wicked urban issues, such as today’s sustainability challenges. In this article, we consider one particular way of collaboration in an experimental setting: Urban Living Labs (ULLs). ULLs are understood as spatially embedded sites for the co-creation of...
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Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author), Nikou, Shahrokh (author), Molina-Castillo, Francisco Jose (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
Purpose: This paper aims to explore how digital technologies have forced small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to reconsider and experiment with their business models (BMs) and how this contributes to their innovativeness and performance. Design/methodology/approach: An empirical study has been conducted on 338 European SMEs actively...
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Yip, Angus W. H. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
Sustainable business model innovation is increasingly viewed as a lever for systems change for sustainability across businesses and industries. Banks hold a unique intermediary role in sustainable development, but also have a difficult position after the 2008 financial crisis. This paper aims to explore business models for sustainability in...
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Gooch, Daniel (author), Barker, Matthew (author), Hudson, Lorraine (author), Kelly, Ryan (author), Kortuem, G.W. (author), Van Der Linden, Janet (author), Petre, Marian (author), Brown, Rebecca (author), Klis-Davies, Anna (author), Forbes, Hannah (author), Mackinnon, Jessica (author), Macpherson, Robbie (author), Walton, Clare (author)
Many Smart City projects are beginning to consider the role of citizens. However, current methods for engaging urban populations in participatory design (PD) activities are somewhat limited. In this article, we describe an approach taken to empower socially disadvantaged citizens, using a variety of both social and technological tools, in a...
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Leising, E.J. (author), Quist, J.N. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
The Circular Economy (CE) gained significant traction in business and academia. While in the building sector issues around energy efficiency are being widely explored, CE is still a relatively new topic. This article reports on three CE pilots in the Dutch building sector and develops a collaboration tool for developing and operating circular...
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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...
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Meikleham, Alexandra (author), Hugo, Ron (author), Kamp, A. (author), Malmqvist, Johan (author)
visualizing multi-dimensional indicators of influence in communities of practice (Youtie & Shapira, 2008). Such an approach has been used to map emerging fields of research such as synthetic biology and nanotechnology (Shapira, Kwon, & Youtie, 2017; Youtie & Shapira, 2008). Using this approach, one can track citation and social...
conference paper 2018
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