Research is the start of innovation processes. Applied research projects in which academia and companies are involved are our playing field.
- Research program ‘IoT and servitization’of the Research Group Business Service Innovation at Fontys International Business School Venlo. (2018-2019)
- Service Engineering Lab at Fontys Venlo (2018); see https://ServiceEngineeringLab.nl
- Ph.D. research: designing mobile information services; an approach for organisations in a value network (defended December 2004).
- Combined project: investigation of user’s contexts in emergency situations aimed on developing supporting services based on innovative technologies (2005). Project of the DECIS lab, an initiative of Thales Research & Technology Netherlands (TRT-NL), the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), the Delft University of Technology (TUD), and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Responsible for user requirements elicitation. (2005/2006)
- UWB feasibility study to investigate wireless applications for the process industry (2004/2005). Project of Utellus and TU Delft (faculties of EWI and TPM). Responsible for user requirements elicitation.
- Sedumeria: proposal for integrated project of FP-6 framework program from European Union, coordinated by IAMSR (Abo, Finland) (2005). Responsible for the creation and coordination of input from TU Delft and CSIR (South Africa).
- Smartamlets: proposal for integrated project of FP-6 framework program from European Union, coordinated by IAMSR (Abo, Finland) (2003). Responsible for the creation and coordination of input from TU Delft.
- Participating in interdisciplinary teams with research institutes (e.g. Telematica Instituut and TNO) and companies (e.g. KPN Research, ING bank) to investigate changing business models in the field of e-commerce and mobile business. Projects in question: BITA (‘Business models for Interactive Telematic Applications’ 2002), MOBUS (‘Mobile Business engineering’, 2001) and PLACE (‘Physical presence and Location Aspects in electronic Commerce Environments’, 2000-2001).