In the international masters programme in Sustainable Product-Service System Innovation, MSPI there is project course with live industrial projects; PSS Extreme Innovation.
For 4 months the students team up with companies to work on their challenges, trying to deliver innovative solutions to their challenges. The course is focused on, together with externa partner, carrying out a product-service system innovation project with sustainability and innovation focus. The purpose of the course is for the students to gain an understanding of how different solutions are developed within industry today through applying and integrating knowledge necessary for future product- and service innovation. Participants will gain knowledge in project management, creative concept development, systems thinking for sustainability and technological solutions.
January 19 the three teams presented their solutions that have been developed with Dynapac, Volvo Construction Equipment and a medtech startup. Besides the MSPI students, engineering students from Mechanical Engineering, Product Development took part.
- Press release: BTH-PSSEI-Pressrelease-TobiasCLarsson-20120118
- BTH news item.
- Blekinge Läns Tidning article below.
Professor Tobias C. Larsson is chaired professor in Product Development at School of Engineering, BTH.