Copenhagen, June 19-21th, 2017, The 9th CIRP IPSS Conference at DTU Copenhagen took place with the theme "Circular Perspectives on Product Service Systems".

The following 5 aspects of product service systems were covered: Optimization, Sustainability, Life Cycle, Design, Satisfaction. Approximately 170 participants from 18 countries and 4 continents learned the latest insights from academic research, in particular from engineering faculties and institutes around the world, through 4 keynote speeches, about 80 paper presentations and a day of various topics tours in the city of Copenhagen. The German scientific community is prominently represented, i.a. by scientists of the Ruhr University Bochum, the RWTH Aachen, TUen Berlin and Braunschweig, the University of Kaiserslautern, various Fraunhofer Institutes and the Bremen BIBA as well as from universities in Furtwangen, Emden, Pforzheim. More details can be found at or in direct conversation with us.