Early Stages User Involvement as a Product Innovation Capability in the Medical Technology Industry: A Literature Study
2010 (English)In: Proceedings of the 11th International Design Conference DESIGN 2010 / [ed] Marjanovic D., Storga M., Pavkovic N., Bojcetic N., 2010, 1219-1228 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
The article is presents a literature study related to user involvement in the early stages of the product innovation process in the medical technology industry. Five fundamental capabilities in early stages user involvement are presented and reasoned about. The capabilities are identification of users, acquiring, assimilation, and transformation of user knowledge as well as exploiting. The result of the article contributes to future research in an action research project with the medical technology industry and the public healthcare sector in Sweden.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. 1219-1228 p.
user involvement, product innovation capability, medical technology
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-73387ISI: 000301582200123ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84861495286OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-73387DiVA: diva2:488875
11th International Design Conference DESIGN 2010. Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia. 17-20 May 2010
QC 201204252012-02-022012-02-022012-09-05Bibliographically approved