Science & Innovation
training and development, research institutes , universities
research for the mobility of tomorrow
The work of Fraunhofer IAO is based on the idea that in times of global competition, running a company successfully means using new technological potentials in a profitable way. In its close cooperation with the Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft und Technologiemanagement (IAT, institute of work science and technology management) of the University of Stuttgart, Fraunhofer IAO brings together fundamental research at a university with applied sciences and business practice.In our research area of "Mobility Innovation", around 30 scientists from different disciplines work on solutions for the mobility of tomorrow. Their focus is on commonly used mobility systems, new vehicle concepts, integrated fleet and charging management and the charging infrastructure in urban areas. Fraunhofer IAO supports companies turning technical innovations into business models in the automobile, construction, energy and IT industries. Within joint research projects - such as FutureCar, Elektromobile Stadt, Gemeinschaftliche Mobilitätssystem and Micro Smart Grid - Fraunhofer IAO and partners from industry and municipalities research issues of signifi cant relevance pertaining to future mobility.