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de Leon, Nick, Sun, Qian, Utriainen, Tuuli and Nordberg, Markus, 2018, Journal Article, Future states: design and science for sustainability Journal of Experimental Innovation, 2 (2). pp. 13-24. ISSN 2413-9505

Abstract or Description:

In 2017 CERN IdeaSquare collaborated with the Royal College of Art, London to explore how an interdisciplinary approach to innovation that combines science, technology, design and business might address the global sustainability challenges as embodied in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 2030. This collaboration examined how an interdisciplinary design led model of innovation that fuses design thinking with scientific discovery, could enable the innovative and potentially disruptive technologies from CERN to address the world’s most intractable challenges, and specifically the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). In this paper we explore the nature of interdisciplinary innovation, recent trends in its approach, and describe the way this has been applied, through action research, to generate product service systems that address the UN’s SDGs.

Official URL: https://e-publishing.cern.ch/index.php/CIJ/article...
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W900 Others in Creative Arts and Design
School or Centre: School of Design
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.23726/cij.2018.765
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2019 14:48
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2019 14:48
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3749

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