HDK | The Design School

HDK | The Design School

UPDATE On July 1 2012 the new HDK – School of Design and Crafts was created when Steneby – the School of Craft and Design in the city of Dals Långed merged with HDK in Gothenburg. In Dals Långed there is a strong tradition within the crafts. Material-based educations have...
Welcome to businessdesigners.se

Welcome to businessdesigners.se

Welcome to the business designers website. This website/blog was originally part of a student project from the Business & Design Master at HDK – School of Design and Crafts and School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg. The group developed this site, as a platform to open the...
BDL | Business Design Lab

BDL | Business Design Lab

The teachers and researchers have mixed backgrounds; from the management and design fields, both as practitioners and scholars.
Handelshögskolan | School of Business, Economics and Law

Handelshögskolan | School of Business, Economics and Law

A specific type of leadership has been developed, with a unique approach to both commercial enterprise and responsibility taking, both of which have garnered international respect.
Gothenburg | Göteborg

Gothenburg | Göteborg

Welcome. The City of Gothenburg was founded in 1621 by King Gustavus Adolphus. It lies by the sea at the mouth of Göta Älv—the river running through the city—and is the largest seaport in the Nordic countries. Gothenburg  is the second largest city in Sweden by population and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries. Situated on the...
Masters in Business & Design

Masters in Business & Design

Are you a trained designer and want to boost your knowledge of management and in future work strategically with design in an organisation or corporate management? Are you a trained economist and want to learn more about how to use the design process in order to create more profitable business?...
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You Might Not Have Heard of Them, But These New Materials Will Change The World

You Might Not Have Heard of Them, But These New Materials Will Change The World

We enjoyed this over at the GE Reports blog, check it out here; GE Reports You Might Not Have Heard of Them, But These New Materials Will Change The World Among the World Economic Forum’s top 10 emerging technologies of 2016 are 2-D materials that can be used in everything from flexible sensors to airplane wings....
Fortune Magazine List Names GE As A Top World Changer

Fortune Magazine List Names GE As A Top World Changer

We enjoyed this over at the GE Reports blog, check it out here; GE Reports Fortune Magazine List Names GE As A Top World Changer It took considerable time and investment to boost the efficiency of GE’s gigantic HA gas turbine, affectionately known as “HArriet”, by just a few percent. The company’s scientists used super...
What Can Pokémon Go Teach GE About Retail’s Future?

What Can Pokémon Go Teach GE About Retail’s Future?

We enjoyed this over at the GE Reports blog, check it out here; GE Reports What Can Pokémon Go Teach GE About Retail’s Future? Mike Barrett doesn’t typically play video games, but he’s learned a lot about the future of retail from Pokémon Go. The Manchester, England, native recently bought his 11-year-old-son his first smartphone. “Less...
Industrial and Digital: Convergence or Collision?

Industrial and Digital: Convergence or Collision?

We enjoyed this over at the GE Reports blog, check it out here; GE Reports Industrial and Digital: Convergence or Collision? How successfully companies combine digital technologies will determine if they make it or break it in the industrial world. These firms are turning to unlikely places to make sure they’re not left on the sidelines.  ...
London Calling: How GE Left A Legacy In An Olympic City

London Calling: How GE Left A Legacy In An Olympic City

We enjoyed this over at the GE Reports blog, check it out here; GE Reports London Calling: How GE Left A Legacy In An Olympic City Tony Gale still remembers the moment, seven years ago, when he watched the head of one of London’s most disadvantaged hospitals break down in tears. Sitting within the walls...
IceMobile Open Day 2016

IceMobile Open Day 2016

I found this on the Design Thinkers Academy network, it’s an upcoming event and might be interesting; COME JOIN US! @ the IceMobile Open Day Broadening your design knowledge with experienced designers? Or just curious about  IceMobile? This will be possible during the IceMobile Open Day on 26th of August at our HQ. As IceMobile...
The Surprising Reason Why Robots Have Faces

The Surprising Reason Why Robots Have Faces

We enjoyed this over at the GE Reports blog, check it out here; GE Reports The Surprising Reason Why Robots Have Faces Rodney Brooks, founder of Rethink Robotics, introduced the concept of cost-effective and collaborative robotics in manufacturing with Baxter and Sawyer. In the last installment of this two-part Q&A with Brooks, he explains why...
Just What The Doctor Ordered: GE Acquires Biosafe to Advance Cell Therapy

Just What The Doctor Ordered: GE Acquires Biosafe to Advance Cell Therapy

We enjoyed this over at the GE Reports blog, check it out here; GE Reports Just What The Doctor Ordered: GE Acquires Biosafe to Advance Cell Therapy Cell therapy is the next great frontier in medicine. The treatment, which removes and, in some cases, genetically modifies cells and then places them into a patient, holds...
Could We Upload A Brain To A Computer – And Should We Even Try?

Could We Upload A Brain To A Computer – And Should We Even Try?

We enjoyed this over at the GE Reports blog, check it out here; GE Reports Could We Upload A Brain To A Computer – And Should We Even Try? Physicist Richard Jones explains transferring one’s mind to a computer could be possible in a few decades, but that doesn’t mean we should. Is this something...
My Turbine Lies Over The Ocean: It Takes Herculean Labor To Build America’s First Offshore Wind Farm

My Turbine Lies Over The Ocean: It Takes Herculean Labor To Build America’s First Offshore Wind Farm

My Turbine Lies Over The Ocean: It Takes Herculean Labor To Build America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Eric Crucerey and his team can move mountains. Well, maybe not mountains, but machines that dwarf the Statue of Liberty. Crucerey, who works for GE Renewable Energy, is the project director in charge of delivering GE’s Haliade wind...
Elevator Maker Schindler Group And GE Digital Take The Industrial Internet To The Next Level

Elevator Maker Schindler Group And GE Digital Take The Industrial Internet To The Next Level

Elevator Maker Schindler Group And GE Digital Take The Industrial Internet To The Next Level The Swiss company Schindler Group may not be a household name, even though its products are inside many malls, airports and office buildings around the world. The 142-year old company is one of the world’s biggest elevator, escalator and moving...
These Are The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016

These Are The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016

These Are The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016 The World Economic Forum’s annual list of emerging technologies, released this summer, include both familiar and unfamiliar discoveries. Experts believe this is the year they will most impact individuals, businesses and society.   A diverse range of breakthrough technologies, including batteries capable of providing power to whole...