Business models and sustainability – Thesis defense November 18
How can business models contribute to increased sustainability? That is the question discussed by LTH doctoral student Emil Åkesson in his thesis on the topic of Industrial economics: Business Model Epistemology: Support for a Semi-Structured and Inclusive Approach to Business Modeling in Established Firms.
What is the future for 3D printed food? – licentiate presentation November 9
3D printed food is a relatively new technology with many interesting applications – for example space food for astronauts, personal nutrition and food with futuristic shapes. But how and when does research on 3D printed food reach the wider market?
Easier to develop sustainable business models with a new tool
Can business models be easier to understand if they are developed collectively in the workplace? “Yes”, says Kajsa Ahlgren Ode, innovation researcher at LTH, who has developed a tool for business model innovation. The aim is to help companies, with a particular focus on energy companies, to make their business models more understandable – an [...]
The love for machines and design brought her to research in additive manufacturing
Satabdee Dash, PhD Student at Product Development, Design Sciences: – My love for machines, airplanes and actually design in general has motivated me to come all the way from India to Germany during my employment within the aerospace industry. Then to Stockholm where I pursued my master’s degree in Machine design, and finally to Lund as a doctoral [...]
Students pitch business ideas in the elevator
Don’t be surprised if you meet a business investor in the elevator at Ingvar Kamprad design centre. You might just be walking in on some students from Innovation engineering practicing to communicate their business ideas by pitching them to the investor during a ride with the elevator. Testing ideas and practicing communication are important parts [...]
Cancer, hope and daring to live
To be hopeful, to help one another and to go along with the changes in life. These are actions that can help people find safety in the event of a serious illness such as cancer, according to Ulrika Sandén. She recently defended her PhD thesis in Innovation Engineering at Lund University’s Faculty of Engineering (LTH). The thesis is about living [...]
An adaptive approach in product development will help companies to better meet customer needs
“The main goal of my research is to support more efficient and effective product development systems. To achieve that I will investigate how manufacturing companies apply the agile approach and how it fits within or replaces other product development approaches.”
Research with Outreach
Researchers from Design Sciences – both Packaging Logistics and Innovation Engineering – find themselves amongst the most-read authors when The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research lists its top-performing articles right now.
Education for all – can the LTH students’ business model be part of the solution?
Access to education is one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 4: Quality Education describes education as a human right. Can student loans be a solution to support higher education in developing countries?
”It's hard to have a strategy if the goal is unclear” – opinion piece
“The government's corona strategy is currently being reviewed by the Constitution Committee (KU). As strategy researchers, we are amazed by the questions and answers related to the corona strategy.”