Introduction to Innovation in Life Cycle Engineering and Sustainable Development by D. Brissaud, S. Tichkiewitch and P. Zwolinski; Business models: Feasibility and scope of LC approaches to sustainable consumption, by E.G. Hertwich and G.P. Peters; A business-oriented approach to the product life cycle, by G. Molcho and M. Shpitalni; Meeting the Climate Change Challenge, by C. Rynikiewicz; Assessing product life cycle strategies in the Japanese market, by Ogushi, M. Kandlikar, and H. Dowlatabadi; Applications of service engineering methods and tool to industries, by T. Sakao, Y. Shimomura, M. Lindahl and E. Sundin; End-of-life strategies: Towards self-disassembling products, by J. Duflou, B. Willems and W. Dewulf; Indicators to measure sustainability of an industrial manufacturing, by E. Raizer Neto, M.T. Mariotte and R.T.P. Hinz; Concepts and definitions for product recovery, by M Lindahl, E. Sundin, J. Ostlin and M. BjÃ¶rkman; Remanufacturing of flat screen monitors, by C. Franke, S. Kernbaum and G. Seliger; Improving product recovery decisions through product information, by A.K. Parlikad, D.C. McFarlane and A.G. Kulkarni; Photocopier remanufacturing at Xerox UK, by A. King, J. Miemczyk and D. Bufton; Dynamic process and operation planning for hybrid disassembly, by H-J. Kim; Clean technologies for recycling, by H.V. de Medina; Identifying availability contribution of lifecycle-adapted services, by J. Fleischer and D. Nesges; Product development for sustainability: Designing products that are never discarded, by P. Zwolinski and D. Brissaud; Guidelines in ecodesign: a case study from railway industry, by J. Lagerstedt and C. Luttropp; Identifying and assessing environmentally benign modules, by M. Voji and H. Birkhofer; Strategies and material flow in ecodesign, by C. Luttropp; Screening life cycle modelling for sustainable product design, by M. Fargnoli and F. Kimura; Using design for environment for redesigning a household appliance, by S. Kara, H. Kaebernick and S. Ibbotson; Modular design oftechnical product-service systems, by I.C. Aurich, C. Fuchs and C. Wagenknecht; Estimating the environmental profile of early design concepts, by W. Dewulf, B. Willems and J.R. Duflou; Product life cycle management: Design for environment by target life cycle costing, by D. Janz, M. Hornberger and E. WestkÃ¤mper; PLM to support hazard identification in chemical plant design, by F. Giannini, M. Monti, S. Ansaldi and P. Bragatto; Smart machining systems: issues and research trends, by L. Deshayes, L. Welsch, A. Donmez, R. Ivester, D. Gilsinn, R. Rhorer, E. Whitenton and F. Potra; Development of methods to support the implementation of a PDMS, by J. Feidhusen, B. Gebhardt, N. Macice, E. Nurcahya and F. Bungert; The role of knowledge management in product lifecycle, by G. Colombo and D. Pugliese; A product-process-organisation integrative model for collaborative design, by F. NoÃ«l; Dynamic life cycle performance simulation ofproduction systems, by J. Niemann and E. WestkÃ¤mper; LC universal model for the enterprise information system structure, by A. Bernard, M. Labrousse and N. Perry; Authors index.