Competence Centers and Business Units
Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI
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Through our comprehensive and inter-disciplinary perspective, we provide a wide range of services for our clients, which are bundled in seven Competence Centers (CC):
CC Energy Policy and Energy Markets examines how the political and institutional framework of sustainable energy systems can be designed, further developed and evaluated. It is structured in the three Business Units Renewable Energies, Energy and Climate Policy and Electricity Markets and Infrastructures.
CC Energy Technology and Energy Systems analyzes innovative energy technologies and their contribution to a sustainable energy system from a strategic perspective. It consists of the Business Units Energy Efficiency, Energy Economy and Demand Analyses and Projections.
CC Foresight develops methods to identify and analyze long-term developments in society, industry and technology. It is comprised of the Business Units Future Alternatives and Society, Futures Thinking and Dialogs as well as Foresight for Strategy Development.
CC Industrial and Service Innovations researches how technical and organizational innovations ensure the competitiveness of enterprises. It consists of the Business Units Industrial Innovation Strategies and Systems, Innovative Production Systems and Value Chains as well as Industrial Services.
CC Sustainability and Infrastructure Systems analyzes the pre-conditions and possibilities to reduce emissions, improve resource efficiency and the sustainability of infrastructure systems. It contains the Business Units Water Resources Management, Transportation Systems, Systemic Risks and Sustainability Innovation and Policy.
CC Emerging Technologies analyzes the potentials, effects and design conditions for new technologies and develops options for action. It consists of the Business Units Biotechnology and Life Sciences, Innovations in the Health System as well as Information and Communication Technologies.
CC Policy and Regions explores the f unctionalities and the changes in research and innovation systems. It comprises the Business Units Policy and Evaluation, Regions and Clusters and Innovation Indicators.