Jana Weitkamp

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI


Jana Weitkamp studied Media Sciences at the University of Paderborn. Various concurrent activities in the media sector, among others research assistant at the Heinz Nixdorf Institute Paderborn and intern in the press and communications department of the German-Belgian-Luxembourgian Chamber of Commerce in Brussels. Between 2006 and 2011 she was working in publishing, where she focused on projects on electronic publishing and developed hybrid publishing concepts for university presses and other scientific publishers. Since 2011 junior researcher at the Competence Center Emerging Technologies at Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI.

Work Focus

  • Historical and future development of the internet and its affects on society

  • Technology driven innovations in scientific publishing, open access

  • Trust in digitally enabled communication

  • Media and discourse analysis


  • PRISMS – The Privacy and Security Mirrors


Schuhmacher, Jana; Kimpeler, Simone; Friedewald, Michael (2012): Privacy and Security in the Media - Quantitative Analysis. PRISMS Deliverable 6.1.

Beckert, Bernd; Schuhmacher, Jana (2013): Szenarien für die Gigabitgesellschaft. Wie die Digitalisierung die Zukunft verändert. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer-Verlag.

Weitkamp, Jana (2015): Wissenschaftskultur im Wandel? Die Rolle von Open Access im digitalen Zeitalter. In: Robertson-von Trotha, Caroline Y. und Ralf H. Schneider (Hg.): Digitales Kulturerbe. Bewahrung und Zugänglichkeit in der wissenschaftlichen Praxis. Karlsruhe: KIT Scientific Publishing (Kulturelle Überlieferung - Digital, 2), S. 195–213.

Weitkamp, Jana; Kimpeler, Simone; Friedewald, Michael (2015): Content and discourse analysis of security and privacy reporting in the European media. PRISMS Deliverable 6.2.