Bridging theory and practice: Our research projects are embedded in real-world settings and truly interdisciplinary. They won several awards (e.g., HSG Impact Award 2019 and 2020) and resulted in a variety of commercial products as well as spin-offs.

Business Models

EaaS Navigator

Equipment as a Service (EaaS) is a major paradigm shift for many enterprises in the industrial sector. More and more industrial companies have started to bundle their [...]

IoT Profit Cycle

The IoT Profit Cycle is the result of a multi-year research project together with 31 companies. As a fundamental performance management tool, it transfers the core idea [...]

Monetizing the Internet of Things

Across all industries, smart, connected products are changing the way companies create and capture value. Smart agriculture, smart city, smart manufacturing, smart home, smart health and fitness [...]

IoT Business Models

Our research provides theoretically and practically grounded assistance to companies that are today engaged primarily in non‐digital industries in the development and implementation of business models [...]

IoT Revenue Models

More and more companies recognize the Internet of Things (IoT) as a game changer within their industries. The IoT represents the vision that every object [...]

IoT Organization

In light of emerging digital technologies, executives across industries are challenged to rethink current business models, including their companies’ organizational structures. To meet future customer [...]

Connected Mobility

Accident hotspot prediction and warning

Despite continuous investment in road and vehicle safety, as well as improvements in technology standards, the total amount of road traffic accidents has been increasing over the [...]

Eco-Driving Information Systems

Almost 17% of the worldwide CO2-emissions can be ascribed to road transportation. Using information systems (IS)-enabled feedback has shown to be very efficient in promoting a less [...]

Personalized Mobility

In an ever-more digitalised world, the effortless and secure identification of a person has become a key enabler of many new products, services and business models. [...]

E-Bike Business Model

New German tax legislation puts a new spin on establishing the eBike as a central means of transportation: Company eBikes are treated the same as company [...]

Digital Biomarkers

Bitcoin / Blockchain

Blockchain-based Microgrid

This research project is part of the lighthouse project of the Bundesamt für Energy (Federal Ministry for Energy) ”Quartierstrom” (German for district power). We are building a decentralized [...]

Initial Coin Offerings

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are a novel form of funding mechanism that is based on blockchain technology. While ICOs are already the dominating financing paradigm in [...]

Odometer on the Blockchain

Giving people ownership of the data they produce becomes more and more important in times of ever-growing capabilities to collect and analyze data of individuals. [...]

Smart Home

Security Light / Comfy

Already today, the Internet eases our everyday life. It helps us to get connected, to work efficiently and to stay informed. Tomorrow, the Internet will make [...]

Smart Individual Room Heating

Large amounts of energy are wasted due to unnecessary space heating in residential buildings, i.e. by heating rooms (or whole dwellings) even though residents do not [...]

Quantified Art

Indoor room-climate influences our everyday life. Regardless, we don´t control our room climate in an effective way, although we would be better off doing so. Quantified [...]

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