CTF, Service Research Center
We conduct research on value creation through service with a particular emphasis on the needs of individuals, organizations and the wider society.
Join the CTF fika sofa and talk about service research!
Fika is Swedish for coffe break, but it's more about socialising than drinking coffee - preferably with something sweet.
Approximately 18 million sek for research co-produced with the Business sector
CTF receives approximately 18 million SEK from the Knowledge Foundation for a new research project in collaboration with the business sector. In the project the researchers will examine how experiences and development of services through digitalization is affecting customers and companies.
Four ways to reduce food waste during the holidays
During this time of the year we consume in abundance and throw away more food than ever, despite the fact we know that food waste has a negative impact on our climate and what we choose to eat and how we handle the food matters. Here are four practical advices on how to reduce food waste.
New project awarded sustainability prize
Researchers at CTF received the Lidl Future Initiatives award of 3.8 million SEK for a new research project on transformative packaging design. The project aims to increase consumers’ and packaging developers’ knowledge of plastic food packaging.
Highly Cited Researchers 2019
Ander Visiting Professor Stephen L. Vargo is one of the world’s most cited and influential researchers.
Advanced skills development of professionals
CTF is now offering two tailor-made courses in the field of services. The courses are based on research focusing on value creation, and aim to strengthen the competitiveness of the Swedish business sector.
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