• Sourcebook Electromobility

    Baden-Württemberg and the Stuttgart Region play a leading role in the field of electromobility in Germany and Europe. The Sourcebook Elektromobility gives a detail-rich overview of the various activities in this area in southwest-Germany and allows for search functions by full-text, organization type or category.


Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO

From technical innovation to business model

Contact person

Ansprechpartner Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO

Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Florian Rothfuss
Nobelstrasse 12
70569 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 711 970 2091
Fax: +49 711 970 2299

Organization type

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.