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Morales Ornelas, Hosana (author)
There are various organisations such as the European Society of Cardiology (2012) and American Heart Association (2013), which describe why physical activity is essential for the development in youth. Unfortunately, children who have a Congenital Heart Defect (CHD), may suffer from a lack of opportunity to perform physical activity, decreasing...
master thesis 2020
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Koukopoulou, Foteini (author)
The current industrial system is established on one fundamental characteristic: a linear model of resource consumption that follows a ‘take-make-dispose’ pattern. However, the emerging concept of Circular Economy (CE) is proposed to change the current production and consumption patterns that put a significant burden on our planet and its...
master thesis 2020
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Maas, Elsbeth (author)
For this thesis, the focus is on aQysta’s Barsha pump. aQysta is a Dutch start-up that develops hydro- powered water pumps for irrigation purposes. The Barsha pump uses the kinetic energy of water flowing through rivers to pump water to smallholder farmland for irrigation. The pump requires no external power source and all the energy required...
master thesis 2019
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Nahar, Nilesh (author)
Bundles is a Dutch startup that is working on developing circular propositions by offering products on a subscription model. Bundles already offer high-quality Miele washing machines on a “pay per wash” model to consumers. However, high lifecycle costs hinder the competitiveness of the business. This high cost is a result of the product (washing...
master thesis 2019
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Terranea, Mathijs (author)
This report describes the process of the graduation project: ‘Surfboard as a Service: a novel kitesurfing experience’, which was carried out from February to September 2019. The assignment of the project is to design a custom Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) concept for Appletree Surfboards, which: reduces environmental impact, benefits the company...
master thesis 2019
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Holländer, Margot (author)
Context - In the construction industry of today, buildings are seen as finished products rather than ongoing processes. The business model of facades as a product service system is a promising strategy to change these practices. A pilot project at Delft University of Technology sparks the interest of Alkondor Hengelo, to explore their tasks and...
master thesis 2019
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Soni, Gaurav (author)
This thesis report helps to identify which business strategies can make product-service systems a feasible business model for cradle-to-cradle certified products. Cradle-to-cradle is a product certification that highlights the material re-utilization and material health of any products. Product-service systems are the business models that...
master thesis 2019
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Bolaños Arriola, Julieta (author)
Product Service Systems (PSSs) are considered to be a promising approach towards a sustainable, resource efficient economy (Tukker, A., 2015) (defined as ‘a mix of tangible products and intangible services designed and combined so that they are jointly capable of fulfilling final customer needs’ (Tukker, A. & Tischner, 2006)), because they...
master thesis 2019
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de Jong, Yannic (author)
Our contemporary society faces serious social and environmental challenges due to the increasing usage of automobiles. However, researchers have suggested that stimulating the acceptance of car sharing is a promising solution for dealing with these issues. Therefore, the goal of this graduation project was to support the car sharing company...
master thesis 2019
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Bootsma, Nynke (author)
The global environmental issues are becoming more and more pressing. These issues ask for not only changes on a product-level but also on a system-level (Ceshin, 2013). One of the potential solutions can be to facilitate more sustainable consumption. Sustainable consumption patterns can potentially be created by product-service systems (PSSs)....
master thesis 2019
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Huizing, Denise (author)
This research aims to gain a deeper understanding on the financial, legal, organisational and technical considerations regarding the application of product-service systems. The goal is to identify how these characteristics could be implemented in project delivery methods to contribute to a circular economy. This design-based research is carried...
master thesis 2019
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Bouma, Jozine (author)
This report is a graduation thesis for the master Integrated Product Design at the Delft University of Technology. Carried out in collaboration with Philips Design in the Netherlands. The project is about how to engage consumers in the transition from a linear towards a circular economy in which we make more efficient use of materials and...
master thesis 2019
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Nieuweboer, Helen (author)
The effects of the linear economy on our environment are becoming more visible every day. Governments act by introducing sustainability related laws and legislation, stimulating companies to make their products ready for a circular economy. This project aimed at using the benefits of the Internet of Things to design a circular supermarket...
master thesis 2018
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van der Laan, Kolja (author)
This report presents a design proposal of a product-service system that is supposed to facilitate cardiologists in their auscultation responsibilities. Auscultation today is usually still performed with an acoustic stethoscope, in which the cardiologist tries to recognize abnormalities concerning the patient’s heart through attentive listening. ...
master thesis 2018
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de Blok, Imardo (author)
<b>Purpose:</b> The implementation of Product-Service-Systems (PSSs) in real estate development project could support the shift of the real estate sector towards a more Circular Economy. With the implemen-tation of these system responsibilities of products remain with the suppliers of these products. This incentives suppliers to design products...
master thesis 2018
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Simonian, Joeri (author)
In this project, a service design approach is used to explore new value opportunities for consumers in a circular product subscription; based on the data that machines and consumers can give as input to a digital system. The analysis and design is focused on the wash machine PSS by Bundles,<br/>a Dutch company that commissioned this assignment....
master thesis 2018
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Mahadevan Karthik, Karthik (author)
Envision began as an attempt to increase independence for people with visual impairment. During the course of the project, through a very participatory design approach, a deep understanding of the challenges faced by visually impaired people was obtained. A technology exploration in search for potential solutions led to the discovery of the...
master thesis 2017
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Gonzalez Sanchez, Diana (author)
This thesis explores how Internet of Things (IoT) can support Circular Economy in its goal of decoupling economic development from finite resources consumption. This is made specifically in the context of products as services, using as the case of study the Pay-per-Use washing-machine service by startup company HOMIE. The machine is connected to...
master thesis 2017
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Laagland, Vincent (author)
This report presents a design proposal for a product-service system to support type 1 diabetes patients in the first stages of treatment after diagnosis. Diabetes is one of the largest health care problems globally in terms of prevalence, cost and burden placed on individuals living with diabetes. It impacts these people and people around them...
master thesis 2017
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Hofstra, E.H. (author)
The showers are one of the facilities offered by KLM in their Crown Lounge at Schiphol Airport. This service is offered to KLM and its partners’ most loyal customers, passengers that departure from or transfer at Schiphol Airport and are a KLM or SkyTeam Business Class passenger, Flying Blue Platinum or Gold member or SkyTeam Elite Plus-member....
master thesis 2016
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