Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO

Director: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm Bauer

Contact: Nora Fanderl

The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO helps companies and institutions introduce new business models and efficient processes to make their businesses more successful. With our in-depth knowledge of organizational structures and technologies, we have the skills you need to put applied research into practice. We participate in international networks, investigating and shaping the frontline themes that are most relevant to the future of Germany as a business location. Our goal is to systematically optimize the ways in which people, organizations and technology interact.

Mobility in the 21st century is changing more and more, becoming smarter, more connected and flexible, and increasingly electric – particularly in cities.

Fraunhofer IAO takes a holistic view of the subject of mobility: It determines people’s mobility preferences, both now and for the future, identifies the technologies required to meet these preferences, implements appropriate IT solutions, designs the interfaces between humans and technologies  and develops sustainable business models.

With its many years of experience, high-profile references and outstanding technological expertise, Fraunhofer IAO designs mobility solutions for tomorrow’s world that range from innovative concepts for entire cities and regions to pioneering private transport solutions and mobility management systems for companies and municipalities.