ME310 team colocate in Sweden for kick-down towards final solution

April 6, 2018

The ME-310 project, with students from BTH and Stanford University working on supporting Volvo CE innovate the pains of today’s and concerns of tomorrow’s construction workers, is moving into the final phase where the students will deliver an innovation in time for the final event in June.

Extreme PSS Innovation 2017/18 completed

January 12, 2018

In the Extreme PSS Innovation course, students from BTH’s masters programmes in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Management and Engineering, and Sustainable Product-Service System Innovation (MSPI) are given challenges from real industrial companies to solve. The course is a central part of BTH’s mantra “In Real Life”. 

The students’ perspective on the ME310 global kickoff

December 1, 2017

In mid-November the Swedish team from BTH traveled to Stanford for the global project kick-off. During this week the team created their first Critical Experience Prototype.

Solving the pains of today and the concerns of tomorrow with Volvo CE and Stanford University

November 10, 2017

The Product Development Research Lab at BTH are for the sixth year starting up a ME310 project in collaboration with the Design Division at Stanford University. As with the last four iterations, Volvo Construction Equipment are the industrial partner.

Volvo CE Innovation Conference 2017

September 26, 2017

Volvo CE held the yearly Innovation Conference in Eskilstuna early September. The intentions with this conference were for all participants to share competence, experience and knowledge by networking and creating together.

The Future of Construction workshop

September 12, 2017

Welcome to the Future of Construction workshop 2017!

The Volvo CE Trace delivered at Stanford EXPE 2017!

June 29, 2017

As the summer approaches the yearly ME310 project with Stanford University draws to a close. This years’ projects were presented at the d.school on the Stanford campus in the heart of Silicon Valley in California.

The view of a Design Thinking coach in a global innovation team

May 30, 2017

Here follows an interview with senior lecturer Christian Johansson. Currently the main coach for the BTH students in the global Stanford ME310 Design Innovation project.

Future Exploration Design-Build-Test

October 22, 2016

During a rainy saturday, some 20 BTH students joined for the research labs event “Future Exploration Design-Build-Test challenge” in collaboration with Volvo Construction Equipment.

cx.Link for Volvo CE Delivered at Stanford EXPE

June 22, 2016

The Volvo CE Stanford ME310 project has been completed with the annual Stanford EXPE at Stanford University on June 2nd. Students from MSPI and Mechanical Engineering at BTH together with Mechanical Engineering counterparts at Stanford have presented their results for how autonomous machines should collaborate and build trust with their human collaborators at future construction sites.