Eco-innovation: The opportunities for engineering design research

Jamie Alexander O'Hare, Tim C. McAloone

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Eco-innovation is an approach that has the potential to deliver step change improvements in the environmental performance of products, but the uptake by industry to date has been disappointing. The paper presents a selective review of the academic literature, choosing examples of research that give a flavour of the key trends and interesting topics that are emerging from the eco-innovation body of knowledge. We conclude by suggesting 10 areas where we see potential for the engineering design research community to contribute to the advancement of eco-innovation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication13th International Design Conference - Design 2014
PublisherDesign Society
Publication date2014
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event13th International Design Conference - Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: 19 May 201422 May 2014
Conference number: 13


Conference13th International Design Conference
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