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Digitalization of the power business: How to make this work?
(Peer reviewed; Bokkapittel; Bok; Book; Chapter, 2018)
As a result of the digitalization of the power business in Norway and Europa, a lot of new possibilities and challenges arise. In 2014 an expert committee one outlined a proposal for the future grid company structure in Norway (Reiten, 2014). In addition, new technologies are being implemented in the system. Wind power, solar power, un-regulated small hydro power production, battery storage domestic ...
A Literature Review on Technologies in Future Small-scale Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
(Peer reviewed; Bokkapittel; Chapter, 2018-02-05)
Emergence of global markets forces businesses to become more flexible and adaptive to constantly changing demands and environments. In order to do so, enterprises turn towards application of newest technologies in manufacturing in order to make them intelligent. Since Small and Medium Enterprises play the central role in the domain of European manufacturing, the question arises – based on their ...
Improving the Decision-making of Reverse Logistics Network Design Part I: A MILP Model under Stochastic Environment
(Peer reviewed; Bokkapittel; Bok; Book; Chapter, 2018-02-11)
The study of the network design problems related to reverse supply chain and reverse logistics is of great interest for both academicians and practitioners due to its important role for a sustainable society. However, reverse logistics network design is a complex decision-making problem that involves several interactive factors and faces many uncertainties. Thus, in order to improve the reverse ...
Enhancing the competitiveness of manufacturers through Small-scale Intelligent Manufacturing System (SIMS): A supply chain perspective
(Peer reviewed; Bokkapittel; Conference object; Konferansebidrag; Chapter, 2017-05-04)
In order to survive in this competitive and ever changing market, manufacturers have to improve and enhance the competitiveness, flexibility, responsiveness and sustainability with the application of the cutting-edge technologies and innovative management methods. New concepts, i.e., Intelligent manufacturing, flexible manufacturing, agile manufacturing, network manufacturing, green manufacturing ...
SMEs challenges and needs in relation to innovation agendas and strategies
(Chapter; Conference object; Bokkapittel; Konferansebidrag, 2016-06-21)
Regional research project are, as is also regional industry, highly need-based. That is, understanding the stakeholders’ (or customers’) real challenges and related needs is important. This study is based on interviews with SMEs in the Northern parts of Finland, Norway and Sweden, but also on available innovation agendas and strategies for each country. The differences among the companies in those ...