Wi1 Projects Extend and Vesiki at OpenSym 2016

Two wi1 projects were featured this week at OpenSym 2016, the worldwide forum for open collaboration, in Berlin. Prof. Ulrike Lechner from Munich presented a research topic from Vesiki, Martin Schymanietz presented a topic from Extend. Albrecht Fritzsche returned to the OpenSym conference series as track chair for open innovation and committee member of the doctoral colloquium. Following the motto of OpenSym, conventional research presentations were accompanied by other formats for ...

WI1 in den Nürnberger Nachrichten

Die Medien feiern den 20. Geburtstag des ersten Smartphones – dabei ist natürlich auch die Meinung des wi1 gefragt. Die Nürnberger Nachrichten wandten sich an Albrecht Fritzsche als Experten für Innovation, Informationstechnologie und Technikphilosophie. Das Ergebnis findet sich in einem halbseitigen Artikel an prominenter Stelle auf Seite drei. Fritzsche wird mit mehreren Aussagen zur Bedeutung des Smartphones in der menschlichen Lebenswert zitiert. Informationstechnologie, so Fritzsche, wird ...

Agnis Stibe from MIT Media Lab in Nuremberg

Wednesday and Thursday this week, Dr. Agnis Stibe from MIT Media Lab came to Nuremberg and Erlangen. The Schoeller fellow visited Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen and Nuremberg to get to know and even try some of the latest sensoring technologies, gave a workshop on persuasive cities at JOSEPHS. He engaged in a number of intensive conversations with, amongst others, representatives of Nuremberg City Council and our team at Wi1. We are looking forward to welcoming Agnis back soon, to tackle some ...


eMobilisten @ADAC Fahrsicherheitstraining

Am 11.08.2016 wurden besonders engagierte Mitglieder der Innovationscommunity eMobilisten.de (Forschungsprojekt CODIFeY) zu einem Fahrsicherheitstraining im ADAC Fahrsicherheitszentrum Nordbayern in Schlüsselfeld eingeladen. Dort standen Bremsen und Ausweichen sowie das Erlernen der korrekten Lenk- und Blicktechnik auf dem Plan. Wir bedanken uns vielmals beim ADAC für einen spannenden Tag und wünschen allen Teilnehmern ...


We do IoT! - IoT Solutions design workshop @JOSEPHS

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a trend that is set to stay. With so many big companies including it within their development agenda, no wonder we will be surrounded with smart connected objects everywhere. This brings along an unprecedented potential for entrepreneurs and adventurers who want to create their own IoT business. So what is exactly a smart connected product? And how to design it? As the first episode of a captivating series about IoT design, the workshop was organised by our ...


Prof. Heuberger and Prof. Möslein visiting Cambridge

This week, Prof Albert Heuberger (Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen) and Prof. Kathrin Möslein visited Prof. Andy Neely (Head of the Institute for Manufacturing IfM, Cambridge University) in Cambridge, UK. The tight programme of this trip did not only include working on their current joint research projects, but also getting to know new fields of research in engineering, as presented by an engaged delegation of IfM professors, to discuss future ...


Student Assistants wanted! - work with us at Wi1

Wi1 is hiring student assistants: We have a few open positions for student assistants and are looking forward to your application.
The earliest starting date is most likely just right after your summer holidays, mid September or beginning of October. Flexible working times are approx. 5-1o hours/week.
Apply to julia.jonas[at]fau.de and become part of our team.
More information can be found in the attached job description. ...


Wi1 at the Human Computer Interaction International Conference

The 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction took place in Toronto this year, with parallel sessions, poster sessions and an exhibition covering a diverse set of topics. Wi1's Hari Naik presented a paper on "Social Media in User Entrepreneurship", which was part of the session on making social media meaningful. The proceedings of this session are published as Volume 9742, titled "Social Computing and ...


Studentische Hilfskräfte im JOSEPHS gesucht

JOSEPHS - Die Service Manufaktur sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt aufgeweckte, freundliche und innovations-begeisterte studentische Hilfskräfte!
Hier geht's zur Stellenbeschreibung:


Bei Fragen wendet euch gerne an das Team vor Ort im JOSEPHS - ingeborg.steinmetz[at]scs. ...


Strong presence of Wi1 at R&D Management Conference

A delegation of the chair Wi1 participated at this year’s R&D Management Conference held at Churchill College of Cambridge University. Albrecht Fritzsche presented the paper “Simplifying with Modularity: How Users Innovate when Making” of Hari Suman Naik and him. Stephan Eicher introduced the community to new findings regarding bootlegging with his literature review “What Literature Tells Us About Bootlegging”. Sascha Julian Oks contributed to the discussion on digitalization of industry ...



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