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Flierman, Jesse (author)
Offshore wind stands as a crucial contributor to generating clean, renewable energy, but the limited availability of shallow water locations restrains the potential of bottom-fixed wind. To unlock the vast wind energy potential in deeper waters, a substantial reduction in the Levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of floating wind technology is...
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Schermer, Annemeike (author)
Innovation implementation is known to pose significant challenges, as evidenced by high failure rates that can range from 20% to 90%. This issue became particularly apparent during my internship, where I witnessed firsthand the complexities involved. Implementation involves activities that aim to equip organisational members with the necessary...
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Hutter, Carlijn (author)
Society is facing a critical point of unsustainability, urging the need to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy (CE). This transition not only addresses pressing issues but also unlocks new business opportunities. However, the lack of clarity around its specifics leaves many businesses uncertain about how to best respond,...
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Koudstaal, Loulou (author)
In a biomechanical engineering study, a pressure-activated, colour-changing, and flexible material has been developed, stemming from an initial problem application. However, a technical innovation can transcend its original intent, thereby gaining value for engineers or technical managers. The problem is that there is a lack of guidance in...
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Qiu, Y. (author)
Innovation is critical in driving economic growth. It fosters new products and services to move the economy forward. On the other hand, innovation requires new technologies to thrive. One such technology that has revolutionised various industries is big data. By harnessing big data, businesses can unlock valuable insights to enhance decision...
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Spoelstra, Siemen (author)
This master's thesis explores the role of policy innovation of policies, programs, and policy instruments within the domain of heat transition in the built environment in the Netherlands, focusing specifically on the role of municipalities in navigating this complex transition towards a natural gas-free future by 2050, as mandated by the...
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Firdous, Sana (author)
The Dutch construction industry mainly operates on a linear economy model. However, <br/>transitioning to a circular economy (CE) is seen as essential for meeting climate change <br/>objectives and adhering to the Paris Agreement. However, the industry has been slow to <br/>adopt CE principles, primarily due to its inherent aversion to risk and...
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Koop, Kelvin (author)
There is a lack of academic attention towards the relationship between local governments and circular economy social innovations. While academic evidence suggests that local governments and policymakers can positively affect the success of social innovations, there is a lack of in-depth studies on how exactly they support social innovation. The...
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Henderiks, Jurn (author)
The European Union has recently revealed a plan called ”Fit for 55.” The plan aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 55% before 2030. It includes FuelEU Maritime, which will introduce new emission regulations for ships over 5000 gross tonnages. The regulations will require shipowners to reduce their carbon footprint. The European Union has...
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Osinga, Susanna (author)
Youth participation is becoming increasingly important in municipal governance. However, despite the introduction of new tools, podcasts, and events designed to foster participation, engaging young voices in policy-making remains a challenge. This project explores whether a different perspective on this challenge can lead to more meaningful...
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Sancheti, Avi (author)
This master's thesis examines the effects of business model innovation and competitive strategies on the success of high-tech startups in the Netherlands. Understanding how high-tech startups can improve their performance and compete successfully is of utmost relevance given the increasing importance of technology entrepreneurship and the...
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Gopalakrishnan, Aditya (author)
Corporate venturing practices have been one of the most successful practices in terms of shared innovation or leveraging outside talent to further one’s competitive edge in the rapidly growing and evolving industry of technology. Since, technology has been one of the main driving factors in providing solutions for achievement of short term and...
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de Jongh, Ruben (author)
CM.com is a conversational commerce company specialised in offering solutions in CPaas (Communication Platforms as a service). One of the industries to which they point their ‘software as a service’ is music event ticketing. With their General Admission (GA) Ticketing product, CM provides event organizers with a platform to set-up their ticket...
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Noorlander, Winnifred (author)
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Syamsuri, L.M. (author)
This PhD study investigates the challenges of and proposes potential solutions to relatively low innovativeness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the ICT sector in Indonesia. Since there is not much understanding of apparent ‘missed opportunities’ in Indonesia's ICT sector, there is a need to investigate internal conditions that...
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Koeleman, Friso (author)
In 2006 already, Clive Humby said: “Data is the New Oil!” and like oil, data needs “infrastructure” to be gathered, analyzed and used. This infrastructure is called data governance and it is essential in today’s data-driven era to ensure availability, quality and security of an organization’s data. This is especially true for financial services...
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Cankurtaran, P. (author), Beverland, Michael B. (author), Farrelly, Francis J. (author)
The value of design as a means of innovation has long been recognized. More recently, interest in how design can create value has moved from a functional to a strategic focus whereby the design concept defines the way in which the whole firm competes. This is known as “design orientation,” although research on the nature of this construct...
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Procaccini, Giulia (author), Prieto, Alejandro (author), Knaack, U. (author), Monticelli, Carol (author), Konstantinou, T. (author)
The European building stock demands urgent renovation due to the age of the buildings, their expected lifetime, and their excessive energy consumption, which accounts for more than a third of the EU’s total emissions. However, the complexities involved, such as time, costs, and structural modifications, often discourage clients, tenants, and...
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Bhatta, A. (author), Vreugdenhil, H.S.I. (author), Slinger, J (author)
Nature-based living labs combine the elements of nature-based solution design with a living lab context to address social and environmental resilience challenges. There is a need to deepen insights on the characteristics of the emergent phenomenon of nature-based living labs, with respect to their predecessors. Accordingly, the paper first...
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Moesker, K. (author), Pesch, U. (author), Doorn, N. (author)
As global issues such as climate change and diminishing resources become increasingly pressing, water recycling has moved into the focus. However, the successful implementation of Direct Potable Water Reuse (DPR) projects hinges on securing public acceptance, which remains challenging. This paper aims to flesh out possible reasons for the...
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