Health and quality of life

The main target of our work is to strengthen the performance and innovation capacity of the health and healthcare industry. Quality of life, employment and growth should to be increased by improved and new services and products. We contribute by analyzing social, technical and economic development trends and work out promising opportunities for innovation. In addition, we participate part in the development and testing of new solutions by supporting innovation partnerships and evaluating the results of innovation processes.


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AI-based augmented reality visualization of operating instructions for medical instruments in the operating room

The overall objective of KARVIMIO is the development of an AI-based augmented reality (AR) assistance system to support the surgical team in order to increase process and treatment quality as well as patient safety. ...

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Teaserbild Soziale, organisatorische und technische Innovationen

Social, Organisational and Technological Innovation

Innovation research at the IAT analyses innovations in distinct sectors and spatial contexts. Following a broad understanding of innovation, subject of research are social, organisation as well as technological innovations, which are frequently also integral part of all innovation processes.

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Future of Work

Work and economic research deal with the question of whether and how working environments change in their structures, processes and relationships. This includes the impact of new technologies but also the interplay/interaction of qualification and organization of work.

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Markets, Industries & Value Chains

Technological, economic and social change is reconfiguring industries and markets: Challenges such climate change, the ageing of society, scarcity of resources, accelerating information and communication technologies that require new solutions.

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Area, region, city and district

A spatial perspective is the starting point for many projects. Functional and social spaces provide the analytical framework for the analysis of actor constellations, networks and clusters, as well as of spatial perceptions and cultures, which cannot be found in politically or administratively defined regions.