Innovation indicator

Project WISE Power

Fraunhofer ISI

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

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The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI analyzes the origins and impacts of innovations. We research the short- and long-term developments of innovation processes and the impacts of new technologies and services on society. On this basis, we are able to provide our clients from industry, politics and science with recommendations for action and perspectives for key decisions. Our expertise is founded on our scientific competence as well as an interdisciplinary and systemic research approach.

Current Press Releases

  • Innovation indicator: China’s economy must become more innovative

    China is an important sales market for many German companies, but the country is also becoming more important for Germany as a research partner. However, as the 2015 innovation indicator shows, the Chinese economy is currently not very dynamic and China lies somewhere in the lower middle of the innovation ranking. For Germany, which is ranked in fifth place by the innovation indicator, the low innovativeness of the Chinese economy could have negative impacts on economic growth and research in the long term.

  • New tool to increase the social acceptance of onshore wind energy projects

    There are many different ways to raise the social acceptance of onshore wind projects and thus increase the planning security for new installations. The challenge consists of sifting through them and adapting them to a specific case. The interactive online tool “WE Engage” was developed in the “WISE Power” project and addresses all the relevant stakeholders in the field of wind power as well as all other interested parties. It is available free of charge.

  • Rigid water pipes, fit for the future

    At IFAT 2016 Fraunhofer presents a modern, intelligent and sustainable water energy transition concept for urban areas. It will be implemented during the next three years in the city of Lünen, Westphalia. Visitors of the booth will be able to experience the project results via a digital game platform. At May 31 and June 2, 2016 the presentation of the results and the serious game will take place at 4.00 p.m. at the booth (Hall A5, Booth 217/316).