Valtteri Ranta

Valtteri Ranta
Tampere University | UTA · Department of Industrial Management

MSc (Tech)

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Digital technologies and technological innovations have been identified as important catalysts for business model innovations that enable value creation while adhering to circular economy (CE) principles (Nascimento et al. 2019; Rosa et al. 2020; Ranta et al. 2021; Bocken et al. 2016). Although the concept of business models has often been used in...
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A growing number of companies provide CE products, technologies, services, and solutions, and similarly, an increasing number of researchers have analyzed sustainable and CE business models providing knowledge about CE technology businesses. However, this research has focused almost solely on the providers’ perspective on CE business and offerings,...
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Environmentally sustainable innovations have been framed as eco-innovations (De Jesus and Mendonça 2018; Hellström 2007; Prieto-Sandoval et al. 2018; Rennings 2000) and product and CE business model innovations (Bocken et al. 2016; den Hollander et al. 2017; Vasiljevic-Shikaleska et al. 2017). Eco-innovations are socio-technical solutions that pres...
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Digital technologies have been increasingly argued to enable circular economy business models. However, the extant research is based on conceptual and review studies, leading to a lack of understanding of how digital technologies enable individual firms in real-life settings to improve their resource flows and value creation and capture and thereby...
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The transition toward the sustainability-driven circular economy is emerging across global markets. The circular economy refers to a regenerative and restorative economic system that aims to optimize resource usage and reduce waste, and offers potential to innovate novel value creation opportunities in B2B markets. However, how the value creation o...
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Digital and software-based solutions have been identified as key enablers of circular economy, a recently emerged phenomenon that promises more sustainable business through better systemic material efficiency. Opportunities reside on multiple implementation levels. For example, optimizing resource use within processes, engaging in business models e...
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The circular economy (CE) has gained traction as a pathway towards more sustainable economic growth. The main actions leading towards a CE have been identified as the 3R principles of reduce, reuse, and recycle. However, understanding is lacking regarding how the adoption of CE using the 3R principles generates value and revenue in a business conte...
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The Circular Economy (CE) has been identified as a sustainable alternative to the current linear economic model. Thus far, research on the circular economy has focused on methods for better conserving the value in material flows. As the CE is currently being adopted as a sustainable development strategy in, e.g., China and the EU, identifying and c...