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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.
master thesis 2018
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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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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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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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Hogewoning, Tyrtza (author)
The urgency to innovate for organisational survival has become increasingly recognised, with the result that innovation has conquered a position high on the management agenda. However, the unfamiliarity around innovation poses a challenge for innovation management. No unique solution exists to building a successful innovation approach, such that...
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van Eck, Jasper (author)
Agile methods seem to be the answer for today’s turbulent industries, and with it roots in software development, coincides neatly with the increasingly digital world we live in. ABN AMRO also decided to implement a large scale agile framework tailored to their company. Agile methodologies are known to work well at small scale and in an IT...
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Prasad, Rahul (author)
Twenty years ago, American-style shareholder capitalism, with its focus on maximising shareholders’ value (MSV), was widening its lead (in terms of economic growth) over European-style stakeholder capitalism. Nevertheless, the U.S. economy runs large trade deficits, inequality in income and wealth has risen, and there is a growing disappointment...
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Schwarze, Ruben (author)
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Ferrigno, Luca (author)
Today’s market environment is characterized by increasing competition. This competition forces incumbents to innovate if they want to sustain their competitive advantage. Large enterprises start to adopt methodologies pioneered within the startup world, like the lean startup methodology, the innovate. The adoption of this methodology has proven...
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Hassan, Hoda (author)
‘Real estate is the largest asset class in the world’ as stated by Harvard business school Professor Arthur Segel. It is also unbeatable driver of individual wealth and overall economy. But on the other hand, it is one of the most imperfect markets, due to the lack of accessibility to valuable information in the limited time of decision making...
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Salz, Kevin (author)
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) technology development is currently in the gap between academia and commercialization. To bridge this gap, all stakeholders that influence the development must perform optimally. This thesis presents the performance of OTEC developing stakeholder groups (‘clusters’) in Japan, the Netherlands, France, USA...
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Loef, Audrey (author)
The monument ‘Katoenveem’ used to be part of the industrial harbour of Rotterdam as warehouse. It was specifically constructed for the operational purpose of loading and storing goods: bales of cotton. Strategically situated along the water, it translated itself to an early 20th century functional architecture with advanced mechanics. The cotton...
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Hutter, Arne (author)
This report comprises a strategical design graduation assignment, drafted for the Strategic Product Design master at the Delft University of Technology. The project is commissioned by boardsport lifestyle brand Brunotti.

Project goal
The many differences between Brunotti’s two product collections (boardsport hardware and...
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Frielingsdorf, Jan (author)
What if drones could be a tool for enhancing or enabling (new) sports and how could Sony play a role?
As odd as this question might sound at first, future technological advancement will likely make it possible. Drones are fast, agile flying robots, that are increasingly learning to understand their environment and interact autonomously with...
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Smits, Sam (author)
Digitization, the word itself sounds almost vulgar in this day and age. It is impossible to imagine our daily life without the digital tools we use. We work in the cloud, communicate on-line, stream our media and even find our life partner on an app.

Contemporary artists were among the first to embrace digital innovation as a tool to...
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van Bruggen, Anne (author)
Coherent responses to wicked problems such as climate change require a new way of doing science and tools to give insight into the transformation of large-scale socio-technical systems. Simulation models support transformative processes by offering a simplified version of reality and a boundary object that unites stakeholders around a simplified...
master thesis 2017
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Tersteeg, Rik (author)
3D Printing is an emerging manufacturing technology that is in a research and prototyping stage in the construction industry. This research presents a governance framework for construction projects in which large scale freeform 3D printing is applied, based on empirical data of 7 case studies. The observed governance in the case studies is a...
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de Jong, Puk (author)
Driving a significant part of the global economy, fashion represents one of the world’s leading industries. Currently, the fashion industry is radically reshaping by the forces of technology, globalisation and shifting consumer values. The top 3 words executives used to describe the fashion industry in 2016 were: uncertain, changing and...
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