Master thesis

The adaptation of firms to new technologies, as well as business, is driven by the needs for sustainable development, and enabled by technological advancements such as electro-mobility, autonomous vehicles and connectivity. This thesis is focusing on the business model development related to emerging technologies.
Suitable background Master in Product – and Process Engineering, Innovation and Design, Sustainable Business Management or similar education.
The master thesis project is to, on one hand, explore different readiness levels when businesses need to adapt to circular economy parallel to the development of the new technological steps such as electrification, connectivity and autonomous vehicles. Further, it is to explore the different implementation steps towards business model innovation when the technological development are advancing towards zero emission and intelligent off-road equipment.

Thesis Level:
Master thesis
Language: English or Swedish
Starting date: 2020-01-08
Number of students: 1
For more information please contact:
Anna Sannö, Research Strategy Manager, 016-541 5622

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The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

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