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Press Release / 25.5.2018

General Data Protection Regulation: researcher from Fraunhofer ISI explains the changes

The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is intended to strengthen data privacy protection in the European Union and came into force on 25 May 2018. This raises questions about what has changed in concrete terms and what has to be taken into account. Dr. Michael Friedewald, whose research focus at Fraunhofer ISI is on data protection and privacy issues, and who coordinates the Privacy Forum research consortium Forum Privatheit, answers the most important questions in the following interview.

Press Release / 27.4.2018

Director of Fraunhofer ISI appointed a member of the research committee at the German Council of Science and Humanities

Professor Marion A. Weissenberger-Eibl, director of Fraunhofer ISI and Professor for Innovation and Technology Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT, is now supporting the work of the research committee at the German Council of Science and Humanities.

Press Release / 25.4.2018

Digitalization changes the perspective of economic forms and employment

Services and collaborative structures will dominate the economy more in future. Professor Marion A. Weissenberger-Eibl, Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI and Chair for Innovation and Technology Management at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology KIT drew this conclusion when speaking to members of the Kaufmanns-Casinos e.V. in Munich.

Press Release / 17.4.2018

Open Access dataset provides figures and analyses of the demand for heating and cooling in the EU

The consortium of the EU project “Heat Roadmap Europe 4” is providing publicly accessible comprehensive data on the demand for heating and cooling in the EU. The free dataset features figures and analyses for all 28 countries. This can be used as a basis to further develop the EU’s heating and cooling strategy among other things.

Press Release / 4.4.2018

The success of equality measures can be measured

The EU project EFFORTI, coordinated by Fraunhofer ISI, has developed an evaluation system to measure the effect of equality measures in the area of research and development (R&D).

Press Release / 29.3.2018

Director of Fraunhofer ISI appointed to the jury of the Baden-Württemberg State Research Prize

Professor Marion A. Weissenberger-Eibl was appointed to the selection committee of the Baden-Württemberg State Research Prize for a second four-year term of office from 2018 to 2022. The task of the committee is to select the prize winners for the State Research Prize and the Prize for Courageous Science which honor excellent research at scientific institutions in Baden-Württemberg.

Publications

The scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI annually publish more than 200 publications including research reports, books, working papers and scientific articles which together cover the broad spectrum of ISI's research. Every month, the latest Fraunhofer ISI specialist publications will be updated in an institute-wide list.