Jannes Slomp is Full Professor World Class Performance at the HAN University of Applied Sciences. He wrote and co-authored 44 papers in academic journals, more than 40 papers for scientific conferences, and 11 chapters in scientific books. In addition, he wrote several papers in professional journals. His interests concern lean and quick response manufacturing, automated technologies and lean product development. His research group of the HAN Lean-QRM Center consists of more than 24 scientific workers.