21210040-1 - TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION - I MODULO

Aim of the course “Technology and innovation for sustainable production” is to analyze the main issues related to technology and technological innovation in order to better understand the current tecno-social-economic scenario involved in the increasing international competitiveness and attention to environmental issues.The relationship between the field of scientific research and the innovative companies will be investigated too as well as application of most uptodate technologies dramatically related to sustainable production and consumption. During the course the main methods and instrument for evaluating environmental impact of different activities will also be discussed.

LUCCHETTI MARIA CLAUDIA

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Programma

1.Technological Innovation: recall of basic concepts and theories; technological innovation from invention to production and market.
2. Technological Cluster
3. Technologies and Environment
4. Technological innovation and quality
5. New opportunities in terms of technological innovation and implementation in the industrial reality, in particular dematerialization.
7. recall of basic concepts on development and sustainability at national, European and international levels
8. Contribution and the role of technologies to improve the efficient use of natural resources and the sustainable production
9.Clean technologies for sustainable production of goods,services, energy
10. recall of basic knoledge on sustainability, sustainable development and sustainable production
11. Life cycle thinking
12. Main instruments to evaluate total environmental, economic and social impacts ( LCA,ELCA,SLCA,LCC, footprinting...)
13. main Environmental management systems;
14..Clean technologies for sustainable production of goods,services, energy

Testi Adottati

David Rainey, Sustainable business development: Inventing the future strategy, innovation and leadership, Cambridge University Press, 2008 (part of the test book: Chapter 1,2)
Mark Dodgson, David Gann, Ammon Salter, The management of technological innovation, Oxford University Press, 2008 (part of the test book Chapter 3,5,6,7).


Bibliografia Di Riferimento

David Rainey, Sustainable business development: Inventing the future strategy, innovation and leadership, Cambridge University Press, 2008 (part of the test book: Chapter 1,2) Mark Dodgson, David Gann, Ammon Salter, The management of technological innovation, Oxford University Press, 2008 (part of the test book Chapter 3,5,6,7).

Modalità Erogazione

Head-on lectures held in the classroom by the lecturer (s); the lessons will eventually be integrated with seminars held by experts coming from companies and institutions; in addition students who attend the lessons are requested to realize a group project which will be evaluated as a parte of the final exam. The lessons can be integrated with online exercises also for the purpose of self-assessment by the students.

Modalità Frequenza

Head-on lectures held in the classroom by the lecturer (s); the lessons will eventually be integrated with seminars held by experts coming from companies and institutions; in addition students who attend the lessons are requested to realize a group project which will be evaluated as a parte of the final exam. The lessons can be integrated with online exercises also for the purpose of self-assessment by the students.

Modalità Valutazione

Evaluation of the achievement of training objectives will carried out by oral examination, added to the assessment of group project; the online exercises carried out during the course are mainly aimed at encouraging students' self-assessment. Different methods of assessment (written test) may be adopted in response to particular needs on the part of the students.