PODCAST: "Forskarmötet" with Stefan Karlsson
Listen to the podcast "Forskarmötet" by the Swedish Retail and Wholesale Council, Handelsrådet, where Stefan Karlsson at Packaging Logistics talks about why e-commerce returns can be useful, why the industry should listen more to research, and what it was that got him onto the research track himself. Forskarmötet #9: Stefan Karlsson – at [...]
Yulia from Russia helps refugees from Ukraine
Yulia Vakulenko grew up in a small Russian town north of the Arctic Circle, today she works at Lund University. When Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, her world was turned upside down.
"Researcher's verdict: Get the plastic out of e-commerce" – article in Ehandel
More and more plastic is replaced by paper in retail - but is it more sustainable? In search of an answer, Ehandel asked Daniel Hellström and Katrin Molina-Besch, researchers in packaging logistics at Design Sciences, LTH.
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 [...]
Gathering resources for sustainable e-commerce – article in Dagens Logistik
Closer and Relog have started a new initiative where public and private actors can come together to drive the development towards sustainable e-commerce.
Putting a ban on excessive returns
Online clothing stores have begun banning customers who misuse the returns system, according to an article on SVT.
Too much focus on the packaging, says researcher – article in Sydsvenskan
Many research projects are dedicated to sustainable packaging solutions, but what about the product inside?
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 [...]
Collaboration for better packaging
There are many requirements on the food packaging of the future. They must be better and safer than today, while also environment-friendly, cost-effective, and aesthetically pleasing. In the product development race, Tetra Pak has teamed up with the Faculty of Engineering in Lund – LTH. The researchers' computer simulations accelerate development [...]