Center for Design, Innovation and Sustainable Transitions

  • A.C. Meyers Vænge 15

    2450 København SV


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Organisation profile

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Transitions towards a more sustainable society must be based on the involvement of a multitude of actors in companies, local communities and society involving an extension of the knowledge and capacity to act in new ways. The new Center for Design, Innovation and Sustainable Transitions at Aalborg University Copenhagen has the vision to develop reflections, tools and procedures making supporting actors in their participation and leadership of transitions towards a sustainable society. The Center will focus its research and dissimination based on a combination of insights in designprocesses, innovation and navigation of sustainable transitions in society. The Center is a unique endeavour - en of largest within research in sustainable transitions in Denmark. It is established as a part of Aalborg University's new focus on building a creative bussiness oriented innovative environment in Copenhagens South Harbour. The further expansion of the Center will involve a wide set of contacts to companies, authorities and society within research, innovation and education.


  • Environment
  • Management and Organization

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    Research Output

    Absolute sustainability: Challenges to life cycle engineering

    Hauschild, M., Kara, S. & Røpke, I., 2020, In : CIRP Annals : Manufacturing Technology. 69, 2, p. 533-553 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • A Contemporary Framework for Assessing Welfare Technologies: Unfolding an Assessment Model Developed by the Danish Technological Institute

    Laubjerg, A. L., Klærke-Olesen, A. L., Nielsen-Hannerup, J., Larsen, K. K., Lofstad, R. I. & Børsen, T., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Technology Assessment in Techno-Anthropological Perspective. Botin, L. & Børsen, T. (eds.). Aalborg Universitetsforlag, (Serie om Lærings-, forandrings- og organisationsudviklingsprocesser/Series in Transformational Studies).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

    An alternative explanation of the persistent low EV-uptake: The need for interventions in current norms of mobility demand

    Friis, F., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Transport Geography. 83, 102635.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)


    Best Paper Award by an Early Career Scholar

    Hansen, Anders Rhiger (Recipient), 30 Jun 2018

    Prize: Conference prizes

    Kenneth E. Boulding Memorial Award

    Røpke, Inge (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes


    Teknoantropologisk teknologiforståelse

    Tom Holmgaard Børsen (Lecturer)

    7 Oct 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


    Digital journey to PNS 2021 Symposium in Florence

    Tom Holmgaard Børsen (Participant)

    21 Sep 202025 Sep 2020

    Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

    On the Chiasm

    Tom Holmgaard Børsen (Lecturer)

    3 Sep 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

    Press / Media

    Bæredygtig Tandklinik

    Michael Søgaard Jørgensen


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Det store klimadilemma: Hvornår udleder jeg mindst CO2?

    Toke Haunstrup Christensen


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media