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SMC Excel Project Meeting and Dissemination Activities @ ICE-Conference 2017

5:42 pm in SMCExcel, Uncategorized by Stephan Hankammer

The SMC Excel team is currently meeting at Funchal for a project meeting for finalizing the work of the environmental evaluation and the derivation of policy recomendations of WP4. Moreover, the project team offers two workshops at the ICE Conference. The first workshop co-chaired by Maike Hora (e-hoch-3) and Sultan Kaygin Sel (VESTEL Electronics) deals with user interface design for sustainability. The second workshop focuses on circular economy business models and is co-chaired by Luca Canetta (SUPSI) and Stephan Hankammer (RWTH Aachen University). Both workshops take place Wednesday 28.06.2017. Also on Wednesday one of the academic studies resulting from the SMC Excel project will be presented in the course of a special session of the conference. The article “A Sustainability Based Optimization Model for Starting Solutions in Toolkits for Mass Customization” will be presented by Stephan Hankammer.

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Invitation to Innovation Research Seminar at RWTH Aachen University

10:03 am in Uncategorized by Stephan Hankammer

SMC Excel member Stephan Hankammer will present results of the SMC Excel Project and the current state of a consumer research study on Sustainable Mass Customization at RWTH Aachen University’s “Innovation Research Seminar” on 11 January 2017, 2.00 to 3.30 pm, in the TIM Social Area, Kackertstraße 7. The title of the presentation is “Nudging Customers Towards More Sustainable Choices”. You are warmly welcome!

You find more information about the presentation, here: IRS SEMINAR 2017 flyer and here: IRS SEMINAR 2017 webpage

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SMC-Excel @ Global Cleaner Production Conference in Sitges, Spain

3:01 pm in SMCExcel, Uncategorized by Stephan Hankammer


We are happy to announce that we will present our SMC-Excel project at this year’s Global Cleaner Production Conference taking place in Sitges (Spain) from November 1st until November 4th 2015. SMC-Excel member Stephan Hankammer will present a case study resulting from the SMC-Excel project, which deals with Google’s modular smartphone approach “Project Ara”. This case study is one of the results obtained during WP1’s case study collection of comparable MC approaches in the consumer electronics market. We are very much looking forward to this event to disseminate our project in this sustainability research community. For more information about the GCPC 2015 please visit:

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