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Research archive

Completed research projects for the research area Human (9)

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Yuji Yamamoto


Research area: Human, Product and Production Development


Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation


The objective of the research project is to understand how manufacturing companies, under certain production strategic contexts, can enhance explorative work in an organized manner at the Fuzzy Font‐end of production system development, in order to realize innovative production systems.

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Jessica Bruch


Research area: Product and Production Development , Human


Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation


The purpose of the COPE-project is to increase knowledge on how the Swedish manufacturing industry can preserve and strengthen its’ role as core plant with undiminished competitive capabilities, in order to compete with excellence.

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Tomas Backström


Research area: Human


Main financing: AFA Försäkring


This study aims to explore the influence of team coaching as a practice based innovation process on psychosocial safety climate (PSC). The effects are hypothesized to also lead to improved levels self-reported health and performance.

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Peter E Johansson


Research area: Human


Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation


The aim of the project is to explore the possibilities of increasing the prerequisites for innovation-oriented work as a part of lean-production, and further, support the industrial partners’ innovation capabilities as part of respectively lean production-system.

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Anna Granlund


Research area: Product and Production Development , Human


Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation


INNOFACTURE focuses on production innovation as a strategic solution to the future challenges of the manufacturing industry.

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Tomas Backström


Research area: Value-Driven Innovation and Foresight , Human


Main financing: Sparbanksstiftelsen Rekarne, Eskilstuna municipality


The Innovation Gym research group focuses on the innovatory skills of individuals and organisations and the ability to cooperate in innovation processes in which several actors cooperate and co-produce.

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Yuji Yamamoto


Research area: Product and Production Development , Human


Main financing: Vinnova


The goal of the research project is to develop a hardware and software modular system that allows production workers to easily build and implement simple and low-cost IoT-aided improvement solutions at the production shop floor.

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Peter E Johansson


Research area: Human


Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation


The aim of the proposed research project is to enable practice-based innovation through development and use of innovation management tools which facilitate the emergence of learning-intensive work organisations, i.e. functioning as pedagogical tools.

Research project

Project manager at MDH: Tomas Backström


Research area: Human


Main financing: AFA Försäkring


To maintain its fitness, organisations must adapt to the outside world. But reorganisations are difficult to implement without harming the business and those who work in it. The project will investigate how a particular simulation tool can be used to show the consequences of changes.

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