The focus of the Business Unit Futures and Society is on the examination of the future interplay of social domains such as civil society, economy, politics, technology and environment.

  • VDMA Food Processing Machinery: Specific foresight process to the projects for the Mechanical Engineering Industry “Future Business at VDMA“ for the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (since 2019)
  • Trends and scenarios as framework conditions for the future development of energy chains for a supplier to the automotive and mechanical engineering industries (2017–2018)
  • Identification and analysis of trends and future factors for a global automotive company (since 2016)
  • Social trend radar for a large energy supply company: linking social trends with technologies (2015)