Projects2019-04-03T14:58:36+00:00

PROJECTS

Bridging theory and practice: Our research projects are embedded in practical settings and require a multi-disciplinary approach. Industry provides inspiration and infrastructure for our ideas and experiments.

Connected Business

Digitalization Paradox

Digitalization triggers manifold growth opportunities. But despite the fact that product companies invest into digital technologies, they often fail to earn the expected benefits. This digital paradox [...]

Performance Measurement and Management

In the past new forms of manufacturing induced shifts in measurement and controlling systems. Since these traditional systems where inappropriate for the new ways of working and [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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. [...]

Connected Mobility

Headwind

Diabetes mellitus and its associated complications represent an important challenge to society and the health care systems globally. It is estimated that currently 425 million adult patients [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]