Digitization and Innovation

Description / Outline

The research focus “Digitization and Innovation” is dedicated to the systematic scientific exploration and analysis of digital technologies in business and society. It produces a broad portfolio of internationally visible scholarly papers and promotes a multitude of different innovation activities in the region. Continuing a long tradition of research at FAU’s School of Business, Economics and Society, current topics in the research area include Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory, A.I. at the Workplace, Service-Systems Engineering and the Digitization of Services, Open Innovation, Business Process Management, Digital Marketing, IT-Security and Digital Governance. A strong focus is set on collaborations with strategic partners such as the Fraunhofer Institute IIS and many renowned industrial enterprises.