Category: Quality of the regional situation

Baars, Combining Technology Transfer with Technology Push.

Several requirements of the projects are met (requirements of material transfer and capacity transfer). Motivation & willingness to change and the bio diesel need are limited in the Biodiesel project in Indonesia. The use of rubber as a source material is open to further investigation.  Overall, it is doubtful that with a transfer of this …

Wubs, Local economic development: Ball to the Global Value Chain.

This paper illuminates that disarray by presenting a framework which envelops five dimensions every Global Value Chain exhibits. Each of these five dimensions are provided with means of qualification founded in theory. Furthermore, a Global Value Chain case study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is analysed based on the extent to …

Pin, Small-scale Biomass Supply Chain design: a solution for the water hyacinth problem in the Tondano Lake in Indonesia.

This study aims to contribute to resolving the water hyacinth problem in the Tondano Lake (North Sulawesi province, Indonesia). By taking a design science approach, a small-scale Biomass Supply Chain is designed that utilises water hyacinths to produce energy and organic fertiliser. The products serve to overcome the area’s low electrification rate and dramatic shortage …