Sustainability

ECO-RELIABILITY: THE NEW APPROACH TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE AND RELIABLE ELECTRONICS

Driven by the digital and ecological transition, the term “eco-reliability” has gained increased popularity within the last years. The main objective of this article is to present this new approach from its complementary perspectives “ecology and reliability” and to highlight…

THE ADVANTAGES OF COST MODELLING IN PACKAGING PROCESSES

Assessing costs and environmental impacts in packaging processes   Mathilde Billaud works on cost and environmental models. Her mission: To optimize panel-level packaging at the process level. A packaging process optimized already at the R&D stage has many benefits to…

CIRCULAR ECONOMY – A MORE SUSTAINABLE JOURNEY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES

When we think of the journey of electronic products, most of us are probably thinking about the journey that our new washing machine takes from the shop and worrying about getting it up the stairs and into our flat. Very…

HOW DESIGN SUPERPOWERS WILL SAVE OUR PLANET

“Recycle and reuse” has become an increasingly common way of life for private consumers, but also for industrial enterprises. Still, many manufacturers continue to adhere to a creed of cost-effective – read: commercially rewarding – production. But what can companies…

MODULAR ELECTRONICS – A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION FOR THE SMARTPHONE ERA?

Making smartphones modular might become the crucial choice for manufacturers as users have come to expect longer-lasting and more sustainable products. The discussion about modular smartphones has gained renewed vigor as thinking about the environmental impact of smartphones is changing…