innovation engineering

Congratulations Ryan Ruvald, Doctor of Philosophy!

Ryan Ruvald successfully defended his PhD thesis “Innovation in a Changing World: Exploring PSS Design through Prototyping” in front of some 50 people in the room and online. Ryan made a popular presentation of his research and took the audience through his findings and experiments and then landed in a summary of his findings. Ryan has been working within several applied...

Congratulations Jenny Elfsberg, Doctor of Philosophy!

Jenny Elfsberg successfully defended her PhD thesis “Innovation Engineering in Practice: Bridging Exploration and Exploitation in Large Manufacturing Incumbents” in front of some 60 people in the room and online and after thorough questioning by the opponent Professor Martin Steinert (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway) and the grading committee consisting of Professor Mario Štorga (University of Zagreb, Croatia),...

Innovation Engineering Capability sessions with Volvo CE

For over a decade the research collaboration has been going on with Volvo CE/AB Volvo with development of an innovation model, training, deployment and measuring, in order to increase the innovation capability of the organization and ultimately arrive at new solutions to the market in line with the Volvo vision.

Volvo Innovation Days 2019

Volvo held Innovation Days 2019 at the Volvo site in Wroclaw October 8-9. With Volvo being one of the core research partners BTH participated with keynotes, presentations and workshops in the conference where both presentations and poster exhibitions of innovation efforts within the company was displayed.

Welcome as industrial PhD candidate Jenny Elfsberg!

Jenny Elfsberg is an industrial PhD candidate at BTH. Working as Director for Emerging Technologies at Volvo Construction Equipment she’ll now “double” by doing her PhD with a focus on innovation engineering. Jenny is contributing to, and doing research in, the KKS research profile “Model Driven Development and Decision Support“.

Invited speaker at the TelecomCity Catwalk12 event

Invited speaker at the TelecomCity Catwalk12 event

Tobias Larsson was invited keynote speaker for the TelecomCity Catwalk12 event that took place September 12-13. The talk was called “Innovative Engineering” and highlighted how companies can work more deliberate with their engineering efforts, and touched upon experiences from automotive and aerospace projects. Blekinge Läns Tidning followed up with an interview.

Innovation Engineering seminar at Volvo Construction Equipment

Innovation Engineering seminar at Volvo Construction Equipment

Professor Tobias Larsson was invited to Volvo CE in Eskilstuna give a seminar on innovation engineering and the role in innovative product development. Participants were from the advanced engineering and other engineering related functions and involved several representatives from international functions of Volvo CE. Professor Tobias C. Larsson is chaired professor in Product Development at School of Engineering, BTH.

Åsa Kastensson presents licentiate thesis

[20110613] Åsa Kastensson (PhD candidate of Tobias Larsson, and Industrial PhD candidate at SAAB Automobile) on June 13 presented her Licentiate thesis “Managing innovation projects : a perspective of explore and exploit” in the research subject Functional Product Development. External discussion leader in the seminar was Dr. Annika Zika-Viktorsson (VINNOVA, Stockholm). Links: Lic thesis: Managing innovation projects : a perspective of...