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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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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.<br/>To get more information on...
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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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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. <br/>...
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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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van der Hoek, Alexander (author)
The aim of the Building with Nature (BwN) design philosophy is to improve on a traditional approach for infrastructural projects by utilising natural processes to create benefits for society and nature. In a fast-changing world where climate action is becoming increasingly important, there is need for an innovative approach in large...
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Juan García, David (author)
This research explores the factors that challenge the implementation of Revenue Management (RM) in manufacturing industries. Previous research focused mainly on Order Management to explain how RM could be applied with studies that are mathematical by nature. However, there is no empirical study explaining the implementation process of RM in...
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de Vrij, Xavier (author)
Uprising innovative technologies like blockchain and the Internet of Things are increasingly changing the energy domain. These disruptive technologies are becoming more mainstream as a result of media attention and are supported by large multinationals like Tesla and Google. This combined with the enormous CO2 emissions due to fossil fuels and...
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Effendi, Izma (author)
More than ever, there is a growing importance of renewable energy technology (RET) as a part of the global energy source. With the increasing need of a cleaner energy and abundance incentives from the government, the evolution of innovating firms who are developing radical innovations related to RET products has been expanding, especially in the...
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van der Mieden, Jesse (author)
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Ribbens, Frank (author)
The competiveness between businesses is continuously increasing and multi-sided platforms seek to reduce cost, increase efficiency and improve the quality of products and services. This research explored the role of blockchain technology as a driver for business model innovation of multi-sided platforms. This case study contributed to scientific...
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Brus, Anne (author)
The world will become more and more pressed to deliver healthy and sustainable food to the population. However, to achieve the next step in innovation more holistic solutions need to be designed to have an impact on the whole food chain. These observations resulted in the first steps to build a Food Innovation Network in 2018. This thesis...
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van der Veen, Paul (author)
This report shows the process and result of a graduation project at the Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC). In their search to improve the humanitarian system, innovation is necessary. However, the Netherlands Red Cross faces challenges associated with time, resources, culture and methodologies to execute a research regarding the integration of...
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van der Zanden, Pepijn (author)
Companies and organisations are increasingly exposed to a market environment full of turbulence and disruption. Perry (2017), for instance, shows that only 60 companies were present in the Fortune 500 in 1955 as well as in 2017, meaning that 88% of the companies from 1955 went bankrupt, merged with (or were overtaken by) other firms or were not...
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