The main focus of the section lies in technological product development, which also informs the research engagements in the section. Of particular interest has been things such as understanding product portfolios, user-centered innovation, as well as product development in rapidly developing fields.
In addition to this, we are interested in researching the manner in which innovation emerges in the intersection between technological, commercial, cultural, and societal fields.
Current research here includes critical analyses of innovation antecedents, ethics and purpose in innovation, and issues regarding what stifles innovation.
There is also a developing interest in understanding the innovation dimensions of Industry 4.0 and issues such as innovation and AI.