2018 Work Research Conference

2018 Work Research Conference

On December 4 and 5, the Science Year 2018 will culminate with the 2018 Work Research Conference at the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart. The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO is staging the event.

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Prof. Oliver Riedel joins management team at Fraunhofer IAO

New inquisitive mind for digital product development

Prof. Oliver Riedel joins management team at Fraunhofer IAO.

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Study investigates the effects of electromobility on employment

Study investigates the effects of electromobility on employment

Electrification of vehicle powertrains is set to significantly reduce personnel requirements, with suppliers expected to take the hardest hit.

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Enabling the Value of Time

Enabling the Value of Time

International comparative study on what people want from autonomous driving technology.

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Office Analytics

Office Analytics

"Office Analytics - Success factors for designing a work type-based working environment" study investigates the effect of office environments.

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Science Year 2018

See, understand and experience the work of the future

Fraunhofer IAO to launch hands-on activities relating to the Science Year showcasing the “Working Life of the Future”.

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People and mobility

People and mobility

Innovative concepts for the mobility of the future

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IAO-News / Sep 18, 2018

Solutions for digital working worlds

TransWork, one of the most extensive publicly funded, collaborative initiatives to investigate work in a digitalized world, is looking at how digitalization is transforming jobs across industries. Research teams have now presented the core findings of 29 projects undertaken in this priority funding category.

 

IAO-News / Sep 3, 2018

Food for the city – from the city

Whereas the number of people living in cities worldwide is continually growing, the already scarce area used for growing food and resources has been steadily shrinking. This disparity, however, can be partly bridged by urban farming, the practice of growing food in cities and urban areas. Fraunhofer IAO has published a study investigating how cities could benefit from locally grown food and resources, looking at indoor plant and microalgae cultivation.

 

IAO-News / Aug 28, 2018

Providing home care in emergency situations

How can it be ensured that people in need of care and help at home still receive this support in a crisis? What happens, for example, if the roads are blocked or their relatives and carers can’t get to them? In its KOPHIS research project, the IAT at the University of Stuttgart is exploring how relevant stakeholder groups can collaborate to ensure such care is provided.

 

IAO-News / Jul 25, 2018

2018 Work Research Conference

On December 4 and 5, the Science Year 2018 will culminate with the 2018 Work Research Conference at the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart. The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO is staging the event.