Our interdisciplinary teams offer in-depth expertise, and they always keep an eye on the key issues facing our customers, both now and for the future. Thanks to our research experience and numerous projects with business partners, we know how to find customized solutions that provide long-term benefits for our clients. Please browse our individual Research Units to find out about our current themes and meet our team. Fraunhofer IAO supports its clients in the following Research Units:
Organisational Development and Work Design
All our projects aim to make companies more responsive, more innovative and productive by putting in place the ideal conditions for good performance and sustainable employment for their staff.
In our research, we work on solutions that facilitate efficient interaction between people and smart technology. We create people-oriented innovation processes and develop IT security concepts tailored to specific requirements.
The teams of Urban Systems Engineering scientists conduct research on creative and inspiring approaches and business models for sustainable, livable and adaptable cities, logistics and safety of tomorrow.
Our scientists on Mobility and Innovation Systems teams establish solutions and methods for generating, designing, introducing and assessing new product, process and service innovations as part of the transition to future mobility.