FutureWork360: Just how virtual can research be?

FutureWork360: Just how virtual can research be?

FutureWork360, a joint project by the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO and the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, shows how new and, most especially, virtual forms of communication and collaboration can help.

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Ambient factors in workplace design

Ambient factors in workplace design: How the setting influences our work

A study conducted by Fraunhofer IAO examines how different ambient factors affect the work environment

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3D mobility: a reality check for flying taxis

3D mobility: a reality check for flying taxis

Fraunhofer IAO study examines objectives of and paths to 3D mobility

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AIRPoRT

AIRPoRT: Greater IT security in the manufacturing industry

The purpose of the AIRPoRT project is to optimize connected production environments through the use of AI

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Patenticus: a fun way to get a grip on intellectual property rights

Patenticus: a fun way to get a grip on intellectual property rights

A new app from Fraunhofer IAO teaches how to handle intellectual property issues

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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft joins Cyber Valley

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft joins Cyber Valley

Cooperation between Germany’s leading research institutions further strengthens Baden-Württemberg as a global hotspot for research on artificial intelligence

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Mar 24, 2020

Information for our customers regarding the COVID-19 pandemic

Current developments associated with the pandemic caused by COVID-19 coronavirus infections are disrupting life at home and at work, with extensive restrictions in place. With that in mind, we want to inform our customers and partners about the current status at Fraunhofer IAO in Stuttgart. The institute is still striving to serve its customers and collaborate with partners to every extent that this can be done responsibly.

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IAO-News / Mar 26, 2020

FutureWork360: Just how virtual can research be?

Even at the best of times, it can be difficult coordinating joint projects and research, especially if partners are spread across different countries – or unable to travel because of a major international crisis. FutureWork360, a joint project by the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO and the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, shows how new and, most especially, virtual forms of communication and collaboration can help.

 

IAO-News / Mar 10, 2020

Fraunhofer researcher to join University of South Australia

The University of South Australia (UniSA) in Adelaide, South Australia, has appointed Prof. Frank Wagner to a new strategic role. Wagner, currently head of strategic R&D management at Fraunhofer IAO, will be responsible for strengthening UniSA’s ties to industry worldwide and promoting partnerships designed to deliver benefits for the end user. He will also support the State of South Australia in this area.

 

IAO-News / Mar 2, 2020

FutureHotel: Next project phase to kick off in May 2020

Fraunhofer IAO’s FutureHotel research group is poised for its next stage with the project’s seventh research phase to kick off in May 2020. In related news, two recently published FutureHotel studies explore tomorrow’s hotel room and developments in the hospitality sector. Hospitality industry members with a keen interest in innovation are welcome to join in as partners. The project will remain open to new entrants after its official launch.

 

IAO-News / Feb 24, 2020

Ambient factors in workplace design: How the setting influences our work

What does it take to design a space that allows people to work creatively, with laser-like focus and a minimum of stress? In a new meta study entitled “Environmental Psychology for a New World of Work”, Fraunhofer IAO has presented a systematic synopsis of the results of various empirical studies that explore the effect and design of spaces in the workplace.