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Roes, Rita (author)
As innovations became the source of competitive advantage for many companies, creativity became an incredibly valued trait, sought in individuals during recruitment processes for example. Creativity can be defined as the ability to generate novel and useful idea. However, as the world saw many creative inventions resulting in harmful innovations...
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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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Schuurman, Melanie (author)
Voice-technology is, as the name entails, technology that enables the exchange of information through voice. As this technology is currently growing in adoption and usage of customers, the popularity at organizations and researchers is increasing noticeably as well. Normally new intelligence is associated with impressive high-end capabilities....
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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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Kaljouw, Astrid (author)
Climate change is a major global problem which is related to the increase in greenhouse gasses (GHG) emissions according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a potential solution to this problem. However, the implementation of CCS seems to be challenging. The port of Rotterdam also intended...
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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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Vu Kim, Monika (author)
Increasingly companies are facing tough challenges due to fast paced technological developments, shortening product life cycles and new forms of business models. Therefore innovating is crucial for companies to stay competitive and enter new markets. Large corporations have difficulty in breaking silos and developing breakthrough innovations due...
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Baak, Bram (author)
The construction sector showed almost no fundamental change in the past 50 years, where other industries reaped the benefits of standardisation and digitalisation. Until recently innovation development was no issue for engineering firms active in this construction sector. At the moment however, they are progressing towards higher degrees of...
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Danarianti, Renita (author)
The rapid growth of commercial drone raises concern regarding its close operation to the public. This research aims to support the development of commercial drone that also align with the concept of responsible research and innovation. To achieve this aim, first, the development of drone technology will be analyzed by identifying the influence...
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Shetty, Kunal (author)
This study was initiated with a view to understand factors that either aids or presents a barrier towards the adoption of a radically new public transport mode, Hyperloop. The initial promises of Hyperloop include a faster, cheaper, sustainable and efficient mode of transport compared to the existing public transport mode alternatives. However,...
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Uwland, Jeroen (author)
Hallmark Cards has a long tradition as a global brand and has designed and sold a countless amount of greeting cards. However Hallmark is also under pressure, because the greeting card industry is declining and the younger target group is using more and more social media to send quick messages and to congratulate each other. Therefore, Hallmark...
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Buist, Emilie (author)
Flooding currently affects 100 million people on average per year globally, and the number is increasing. The performance of dikes under extreme conditions is crucial to societal flood protection. By deploying measurement instruments in and around the embankment, more accurate insights into the actual status of the dike can be achieved that can...
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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.
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Spijkers, Peter (author)
Speech is the most natural and most comfortable method of communication for most people (Tadeusiewicz, 2010). So why not use speech for digital communications between company and customers? This graduation assignment aimed to examine this by questioning how voice technology could possibly enhance the dialogue between TUI and its customers.
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van der Burgh, Rob (author)
As mankind’s awareness of environmental problems increases, and products and services in all industries are looking for ways to become more sustainable, so too does the funeral industry need to innovate to reduce their environmental impacts. However, due to cultural norms and ethical principles tied to death care, such innovation is not easy to...
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Wolf, Malte (author)
Humanity is facing large scale environmental challenges emerging from the anthropogenic climate change. Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are widely considered to be the main driver of the changing climate. With the built environment currently being accountable for about 40% for our total GHG emissions there is a great urgency to act and change our...
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van Ardenne, Maurits (author)
We have entered a new époque, transforming our societies from the mechanical to the digital. This unlocks a lot of new opportunities and abilities, but also results into big societal and behavioural changes, which need to be addressed in our built environment. Architecture seems to have disappeared on the background, while technological...
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van Wanroij, Luc (author)
To stay competitive in future businesses, the Pon Equipment and Pon Power-group introduced Area 52 two years ago. An independent business unit operating with full focus on starting- and improving innovations within the business group. In here, the innovation strategy is aligned with the long-term strategy of the PEPP-group and an innovation...
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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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Vijfvinkel, Michaël (author)
This thesis describes the design process of a service/tool for the management and prevention of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) cases. PJI is a complication that follows total joint replacement and is devastating for the patient. It causes physical and mental strain and the patient's health never returns to close to what it was prior to the...
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