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 / 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.

 

IAO-News / Jul 9, 2019

Mobility plus: Future scenarios for autonomous driving

What must cities do to improve their mobility culture in the face of climate change? A new study published by Fraunhofer IAO, which investigates the role of autonomous vehicles in a multimodal transportation solution for the cities of tomorrow, shows that these vehicles are one of the most important points of leverage for sustainable urban development and a better quality of life for city-dwellers, and open up entirely new options for land use in general.

 

IAO-News / Jun 27, 2019

Sustainable Mineral Exploration in the EU

The EU-funded INFACT project aims to combine the development and test of innovative, non-invasive mineral exploration technologies with an assessment of their societal acceptance. Therefore, the “Horizon 2020“project targets the development of first-of-its-kind European “reference sites” for non-invasive mineral exploration technologies in three EU countries.

 

IAO-News / Jun 25, 2019

Robocabs: The mobility of the future?

Even if the technology has as yet only been tested in prototypes on test routes, autonomous driving will apparently be possible in the near future. How exactly do potential users envision such vehicles? And how high is the level of public acceptance? The Robocab study, performed by Fraunhofer IAO and the Institute for Social-Ecological Research ISOE with the support of the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), provides insights into international survey results.