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Maas, M.D. (author)
There is a growing understanding that sustainable development is only achievable through integration into our economic systems. Sustainability does not have to be traded off against profit or business success, but sustainability can be a driver for business, this is called green growth. The Ministry of Economic Affairs aims to promote green...
master thesis 2014
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Langendijk, M. (author)
My project can be linked to the overlap between the fields of architecture and biology. The research grew out from a fascination for nature and started at the very beginning of the field of biomimetics. It is a search to intelligent solutions from nature for design problems in architecture.
master thesis 2014
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Alkaya, M.Ö. (author)
Albert Heijn is the largest chain of supermarkets in the Netherlands. Since a few years they also have a non-food department that focuses on offering non-food products to the customer, next to their large assortment of food products. The assignment is to help this department to design more surprising and innovative non-food products. While ...
master thesis 2012
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Reinders, H.J. (author)
Patents are often taken as an indicator to measure innovativeness, because they are a lot easier to obtain than most others. There is a complication though, which is that patents are not a direct measure of innovativeness: the fit between patents and innovativeness is biased by differing propensities to patent. The propensity to patent was...
master thesis 2011
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Acevedo, A. (author)
Research of context and current situation of Driessen Aerospace, an engineering company in expansion and the division Galleys Europe with the objective of finding out how can can be influenced the management of innovation, collaboration and organizational culture towards innovation in all different locations taking into account the cultural...
master thesis 2012
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Ramadhan, Hakim Agung (author)
In a traditional view, innovation is seen as a silver bullet to bring well-being to society. However, various reports seem to prove that this assumption is no longer valid. Almost always, the adverse impacts of innovation endorse that innovation is no longer a sole province of innovators. In many areas, innovations interact with stakeholders...
master thesis 2017
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Soto Camacho, G. (author)
Today, making business, and more importantly, staying in business is becoming more and more complex for companies. Organizations are aware that if they want to survive they have no longer the option of carrying on doing today what worked yesterday. Innovation seems to be the shared answer among companies for responding to the fast-changing...
master thesis 2013
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Schrauwen, N. (author)
The Master's programme Industrial Ecology is jointly organised by Leiden University and Delft University of Technology. The horticulture sector in the Netherlands is facing economic difficulties, which have become more severe since the crisis of 2008. The innovation strategies the growers select to stimulate their organizations, are identified...
master thesis 2012
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Hoogewerf, Liselotte (author)
Context - After the recession of 2008, the real estate market is picking up again. Amongst others due to the urbanisation and the increasing world population the real estate demand is growing. However, the current scarcity of workforce in the construction industry might become a huge issue in the future. In order to deal with the future real...
master thesis 2017
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Studer, B. (author)
This master thesis is the result of a graduation project for the MSc program of Strategic Product Design with the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering from Delft University of Technology, executed for Spyker Cars. The brands rich heritage has been passed over, with the acquisition of the brand name, to the new founded Spyker company and its...
master thesis 2013
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Fuchs, M. (author)
In the high-tech food industry the speed and rate at which organizations can introduce products into the market are critical for sustaining competitive advantage and market share. Therefore Company X wants to accelerate its time to market. Based on 7 case studies of recently finished innovation projects in COMPANY X, the relationship between...
master thesis 2012
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Nijman, J. (author)
During this graduation project, an innovation framework was created for the R&T department of Zodiac Air Catering Equipment
master thesis 2015
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De Vries, P. (author)
Chard Safety BV (CS) is a company in automotive crash safety systems. The patented Deceleration Responsive vehicle-Seat (DRS) Albatross is their main concept. The seat is able to drastically reduce forces on the occupant during a crash and claims to eliminate whiplash. It could also be made lighter compared to current car seats, because of its...
master thesis 2013
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Bouten, R.A. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Norbruis, J.W. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Van Merle, S. (author)
Travelling has the ability to gives us freedom to discover our surroundings in a spontaneously manner. However, struggles and frustration during travelling can cause many difficulties to reach this state of mind. In the current travel situation, we have to bring our luggage from our departure place to a transfer hub. After arriving at the...
master thesis 2016
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Donoso Jerez, B. (author)
Nowadays many innovative technologies are emerging in the different markets. The relationship between an innovation which is already established in the market and a new budding innovation is not well known in every kind of market, especially when two innovative technologies are competing in different markets. This is the case of the PMP ...
master thesis 2010
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Van Dijk, J. (author)
Over time everything will be a coffee house People are found everywhere working on their laptops; in parks and public buildings, but mostly in coffee houses. It is a place which many prefer above a regular office. Not only to become more productive, but also to become creative. Surroundings are not seen as a distraction, but used as inspiration....
master thesis 2014
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Bhullar, H.S. (author)
This paper addresses the importance of realizing Open Innovation for all technology firms like those operating in semiconductor, software and IT industries. It starts by analyzing in detail the concept of Open Innovation and the underlying mechanisms that interplay to enable it in such firms. A framework in the form of a input-output model is...
master thesis 2011
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Van Dort, L. (author)
To meet all of these requirements, this paper proposes a “raise-up” as a solution: “An adolescent organisation, designed to explore and scale a business model”. Put differently, this “raise-up” bridges the valley of death and enables the corporate to exploit radical innovations. “Raise-ups” are created to exploit a unique market opportunity that...
master thesis 2016
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