Course Info

Course Coordinator


Mulder, K.F.

About this course

Study load (hrs)
150
Level
Master

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Technology Dynamics for Sustainable Innovation

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Description

Conducting innovative research is working on the edge of the known and the unknown. In creating new technology the result is never guaranteed. Society faces a tremendous challenge in order to develop in a more sustainable way. What role is there for technology in this process of change? How could we stimulate innovations in technological systems? Study Goals: At the end of the course the student is able to analyse dynamic processes of technological change within industrial corporations. The student is able to reflect on the societal implications of technological change and the challenges that society poses to technology and industry. The student can identify barriers for technological change and relevant issues for the organization of an industrial research function. 
Education Method 
mixed
 

 

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