Meaningful Innovation

Chapter

Abstract

Finding solutions for today’s societal challenges will demand new value propositions that create value for people, organizations, and society at large. Transformational innovations will only have an impact on society if they address a change of behavior and create value for the users in the longer term. Moreover, such innovations are likely to disrupt the current industry structures and ecosystems. The Value Framework will be used to show how to define meaningful innovations that combine creating an ‘experience’ for the user, ‘doing well’ for the organization, ‘doing good’ for the total ecosystem and creating a ‘transformation’ at the societal level.

Keywords

Obesity Depression Transportation Cortisol Income 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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