Competence Matching in Collaborative Consortia for Service-Enhanced Products

  • Ana Inês OliveiraEmail author
  • Mohammad Shafahi
  • Hamideh Afsarmanesh
  • Filipa Ferrada
  • Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 480)


To exploit new market challenges in manufacturing industries, collaborative environments permit that different stakeholders achieve value creation and differentiated products when addressing the design and development of products that include associated business services (service-enhanced products). In order to facilitate a suitable context for networks of SMEs in the domain of highly customized and service-enhanced products, the GloNet project addressed collaborative networks with different configurations and purposes. In this context, this paper is focused on how a collaborative consortia for service-enhanced products can be created having into account the requirements for a new product and the necessary normalization of organization’s competences.


Service-enhanced product Collaborative networks Specification Virtual organization 



This work was funded in part by the European Commission through the GloNet project (FP7 programme). The authors also thank the contributions from their partners in this project. Partial support also comes from Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia through the PEST program UID/EEA/00066/2013.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Inês Oliveira
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohammad Shafahi
    • 2
  • Hamideh Afsarmanesh
    • 2
  • Filipa Ferrada
    • 1
  • Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Sciences and TechnologyUniversidade Nova de Lisboa/UninovaLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Informatics InstituteUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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