What are the future topics of applied research?

What are the future topics of applied research?

Publication »Foresight Fraunhofer« explores 51 topics of Innovation and Future Research

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Envisioning tomorrow’s transportation in Germany and the USA

Envisioning tomorrow’s transportation in Germany and the USA

2049: Zeitreise Mobilität – Fraunhofer IAO and HR bring the future to life with VR

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AFKOS: Futur scenarios for autonomous driving

Future scenarios for autonomous driving

With its AFKOS study, Fraunhofer IAO presents solutions for urban transportation based on autonomous vehicles

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Robocabs: The mobility of the future?

Robocabs: The mobility of the future?

Study on user acceptance for autonomous mobility concepts

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INFACT

Sustainable Mineral Exploration in the EU

INFACT collects airborne electromagnetic data in Spain

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Corporate Innovation Labs

Study Corporate Innovation Labs

Corporate Innovation Labs study probes exemplary innovation labs’ success factors

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artificial intelligence

The human factor in artificial intelligence

Fraunhofer IAO focuses on applications for AI in Science Year 2019

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IAO-News / Aug 12, 2019

What are the future topics of applied research?

On behalf of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the Fraunhofer IAO and three other institutes of the Fraunhofer Group for Innovation Research, have identified the most important future topics of applied research. In a foresight process, technological and societal developments were analysed with regard to their innovation potential and their relevance for applied research. Some spotlight topics such as geoengineering were discussed particularly controversially.

 

IAO-News / Aug 1, 2019

Envisioning tomorrow’s transportation in Germany and the USA

Scientists, businesses, and policymakers worldwide are striving toward sustainable transportation solutions that will transform urban life. Fraunhofer IAO and Hessischer Rundfunk (HR), a German regional broadcaster, have joined forces in a cross-media project to envision the future of urban transportation in both countries. Part of Deutschlandjahr USA (an initiative to promote German-American friendship), this project builds on the impressions of experts and users who were sent on a virtual-reality journey through time to experience what mobility may be like in 2049.

 

IAO-News / Jul 25, 2019

How research from the laboratory translates to the national innovation system

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has acknowledged the Social Foresight Lab developed by Fraunhofer IAO’s Center for Responsible Research and Innovation (CeRRI) as a public sector innovation. Born of a project called Horizonte erweitern – Perspektiven ändern, or Broadening Horizons – Changing Perspectives, the lab is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). A mobile medium to promote participation and knowledge transfer, it has been deployed successfully to Bavaria, Hessen and Schleswig-Holstein.

 

IAO-News / Jul 16, 2019

Mobile innovation lab for rural regions earns OECD accolades

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has acknowledged the Social Foresight Lab developed by Fraunhofer IAO’s Center for Responsible Research and Innovation (CeRRI) as a public sector innovation. Born of a project called Horizonte erweitern – Perspektiven ändern, or Broadening Horizons – Changing Perspectives, the lab is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). A mobile medium to promote participation and knowledge transfer, it has been deployed successfully to Bavaria, Hessen and Schleswig-Holstein.