Welcome!

The research alliance ForDigital ("digitalization: transformation as a social-economical process") is an initiative encouraged by the federal state of Baden-Württemberg to connect researchers from the locations of Karlsruhe and Mannheim. ForDigital has the objective to appreciate mechanisms and consequences of the rapid evolution of information and communication technologies (ICT) on economy, society, and individuals. Based on the findings, ForDigital has the aim to design ICT solutions.

Associates

Funded Projects in Q4 2016:

  1. Experimental Study on Intelligent Invocation of User Assistance Systems
  2. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Digitalisierung lokaler Energiemärkte
  3. Kompetenzzentrum UUX
  4. Optimierung des Ressourceneinsatzes in mehrstufigen Systemen mit tageszeitlich schwankender Arbeitslast

The following document provides an overview of ongoing and funded research cooperations:

News from the Research Alliance

  • 23

    Mrz

    Submissions cannot be longer uploaded via UniConnect. Please send an email to Silvia Schacht (silvia.schacht@kit.edu) instead.

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  • 25

    Jan

    Again in Q4 2016, the research alliance ForDigital funded further interesting projects on digitalization.

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  • 16

    Nov

    The Volkswagen foundation has encouraged academic journeys of PhD students and post docs researching on digitalization and society.

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  • 19

    Oct

    The executive committee has approved ten of thirteen research cooperation proposals submitted in Q3 2016.

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  • 17

    Jun

    The fourth keynote speech will be conducted by Prof. Dr. Alpers at our Kick-off event at 5th of July 2016.

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  • 16

    Jun

    Prof. Dr. Fetzer will conduct the third keynote speeche "Digital World - Analogue Law?" at the Kick-off event.

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  • 09

    Jun

    Prof. Dr. Stahl will conduct the keynote speech "From Big Data to Insights - Research Priorities in Marketing" at the Kick-off event.

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  • 08

    Jun

    Prof. Dr. Zitterbart will conduct the keynote speech "Internet of Everything - Opportunities & Challenges" at the Kick-off.

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  • 02

    Jun

    ForDigital has now a twitter account and will inform followers about news and hot topics of the Research Alliance.

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  • 27

    May

    Save-the-Date: The Kick-off event of the regional Research Alliance will take place at the 5th of July 2016 in Mannheim.

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  • 27

    May

    ForDigital goes online with its website and introduces itself. Within a short time, funded projects will be presented here.

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