Platform-Based Production Development

Towards Platform-Based Co-development and Co-evolution of Product and Production System
  • Jacob BossenEmail author
  • Thomas Ditlev Brunoe
  • Kjeld Nielsen
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 459)


Platforms as a means for applying modular thinking in product development is relatively well studied, but platforms in the production system has until now not been given much attention. With the emerging concept of platform-based co-development the importance of production platforms is though indisputable. This paper presents state-of-the-art literature on platform research related to production platforms and investigates gaps in the literature. The paper concludes on findings by proposing future research directions.


Platform-based co-development Platform-based production development Integrated product development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacob Bossen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Thomas Ditlev Brunoe
    • 1
  • Kjeld Nielsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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