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  1. 1. Decision support for sustainable water security

    Author : Karin Sjöstrand; Dale Whittington; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : decision support; water scarcity; water availability; water security; drinking water supply; multi-criteria decision analysis; sustainability; cost-benefit analysis; marginal abatement cost curves; risk assessment;

    Abstract : Society’s large dependence on water, in combination with climate, socio-economic and demographic changes, places a massive pressure on our freshwater resources. As a result, water crisis, defined as a significant decline in the available quality and quantity of freshwater, is now considered to be among the most critical global risks to society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Involving individuals in the manufacturing strategy formation: Strategic consensus among workers and managers

    Author : Nina Edh Mirzaei; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; strategic consensus; workers; behavioural operations; Manufacturing strategy; managers;

    Abstract : Decisions made and actions taken by individuals in the operations function impact the formation of a company’s manufacturing strategy (MS). Therefore, it is important that the MS is understood and agreed on by all employees, that is, strategic consensus among the individuals in the operations function is essential. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lipid-based liquid crystals as drug delivery vehicles for antimicrobial peptides

    Author : Lukas Boge; Martin Andersson; Lovisa Ringstad; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; infection; phase behavior; antimicrobial effect; Liquid crystals; hexosome; antimicrobial resistance; AMP; antimicrobial peptide; pulmonary delivery; topical delivery; glycerol monooleate; bacterial membrane; cubosome; liquid crystalline nanoparticles; membrane interaction; proteolysis;

    Abstract : The development of antimicrobial resistance is a great challenge within health sectors worldwide. Thus, demand for new, efficient treatments is urgent in order to treat various bacterial infections. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are a group of antibiotics that have gained more and more attraction in the past decade. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Sustainability of Biomass for Energy and the Governance Thereof

    Author : Oskar Englund; Virginia Dale; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability; land use; spatial modelling; biomass production; certification; environmental legislation; biomass resources; ecosystem services; Bioenergy; GIS; biodiversity; governance;

    Abstract : Due to concerns about climate change, energy security, and resource scarcity, non- renewable resources are increasingly being displaced by biomass. As with most human activities, the production of biobased products can be associated with negative impacts. Primarily, this relates to the biomass supply systems, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Process View of Business Model Innovation

    Author : Sara Fallahi; Joakim Björkdahl; Stefan Haefliger; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; cognitive search; ambidexterity; process; experiential learning; innovation; resource based view; business model; problem; business model; innovation; process; cognitive search; experiential learning; ambidexterity; resource based view; ;

    Abstract : In an era of globalization, cross-fertilization of technologies and industries, and changing markets, firms are introducing new ways of creating or capturing value through Business Model Innovations (BMI). In recent years, BMI has become one of the priorities of practitioners, and has attracted the interest of scholars since product or process innovations on their own are perceived insufficient in the current internet era when other sources of competitive advantage are being needed. READ MORE