Towards sustainability-driven innovation through product-service systems
2011 (English)In: Functional Thinking for Value Creation: Proceedings of the 3rd CIRP International Conference on Industrial Product Service Systems, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany, May 5th - 6th, 2011 / [ed] Jürgen Hesselbach; Christoph Herrmann, Berlin: Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology/Springer Verlag, 2011, 117-122 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Many current sustainability considerations in industry constrain design space by emphasizing reduced material and energy flows across product life cycles. However, there are also opportunities for sustainability awareness to extend design space and drive innovation. Product-service systems (PSS) in particular can be a vehicle through which sustainability-driven innovation occurs. A framework for strategic sustainable development, including a backcasting approach, provides the basis for understanding sustainability in this work and provides insight into how incremental and radical approaches could be aligned within product innovation. This work explores how sustainability considerations can be better integrated into existing product innovation working environments, with an emphasis on opportunities that occur as sustainability knowledge leads to innovation through a product-service system approach. It is demonstrated and ideas are discussed around how sustainability can be used to drive innovation processes through product-service systems that companies rely upon, while also supporting global society’s movement toward sustainability.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Berlin: Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology/Springer Verlag, 2011. 117-122 p.
Research subject Functional Product Development
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-33119DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-19689-8_22Local ID: 7e87bc10-c293-11df-a707-000ea68e967bISBN: 978-3-642-19688-1ISBN: 978-3-642-19689-8 (PDF)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-33119DiVA: diva2:1006355
CIRP International Conference on Industrial Product Service Systems : 05/05/2011 - 06/05/2011
ProjectsCRESCENDO - Collaborative and Robust Engineering using Simulation Capability Enabling Next Design Optimisation, ProViking THINK - Team för Heterogen Innovationskunskap, Fastelaboratoriet – VINNEXC
Godkänd; 2011; 20100917 (tobias)2016-09-302016-09-30Bibliographically approved