artificial intelligence

The human factor in artificial intelligence

Fraunhofer IAO focuses on applications for AI in Science Year 2019

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Roadmapping in Practice III

Roadmapping in Practice III

Scenario-based Roadmap is in the center of this year’s conference: Understanding trends and potentials at an early stage and integrating them into corporate strategy can generate essential competitive advantages and be the basis for long-term corporate success. One of the challenges is the integration of different business areas as well as the continuous coordination of interfaces in corporate planning.

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InnoFrugal Germany 2019

InnoFrugal Germany 2019

Entry-level solutions, also called Frugal Innovations, bridge the gap between high quality and low price with Smart Simplicity. InnoFrugal, Europe’s most renowned conference on Frugal Innovation, was first launched by the Nordic Frugal Innovation Society in Helsinki in 2015. In cooperation with the University of Cambridge and Ignitho Technologies, InnoFrugal presented its first UK edition last year.

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Innovation in 2030 – open, digital, systemic?

Innovation in 2030 – open, digital, systemic?

Five hypotheses on the future of innovation in Germany and Europe

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IAO-News / Feb 5, 2019

EarthLab: Artificial intelligence and sustainability

Everyone is talking about artificial intelligence. It’s a topic that is generating high hopes but also provoking some fears. Fraunhofer IAO therefore intends to try and dispel some of the myths in the course of the “Science Year 2019”, devoted to AI. A series of lectures, publications and projects will explain how companies and specific business sectors can use artificial intelligence, and what impact it will have on the world of work.

 

IAO-News / Jan 28, 2019

EarthLab: Artificial intelligence and sustainability

The Center for Responsible Research and Innovation CeRRI at Fraunhofer IAO has been commissioned by Microsoft to organize “EarthLab,” a two-day forum dedicated to examining whether the technological potential of artificial intelligence can be harnessed in the service of a greater sustainability.

 

IAO-News / Jan 24, 2019

Lean solutions can help capture new markets

Frugal innovations are based on clever concepts and a good understanding of customers’ needs. The recently opened Center for Frugal Products and Manufacturing Systems (ZFP) at Fraunhofer IAO and Fraunhofer IPA helps companies to break into cost-sensitive markets. This spring, ZFP is organizing a German edition of the InnoFrugal conference and also offering free coaching on the subject of “exploring projects.”

 

IAO-News / Dec 10, 2018

Securing jobs in the automotive industry

A study conducted by Fraunhofer IAO and initiated by the trade union IG Metall and representatives from the automotive industry predicts that electromobility will lead to a loss of jobs. The initial findings were first presented back in the summer. Now the study has been published in full and also contains recommendations for action to safeguard employment and prosperity in Germany.