Facing the future with forethought

With innovative solutions
we help you to gain a
clear market advantage.

Through its various practical-oriented research projects, the August-Wilhelm Scheer Institute for Digital Products and Processes works on various topics and technologies. Using forethought, the international and interdisciplinary team is working on digital applications and business models for the companies of the future. With our innovative, application-oriented solutions, you will achieve the decisive market advantage.

The goal of every collaboration is to accelerate the innovation process and create digital applications togehter with the customer through rapid prototyping. Currently, our offering focuses on three areas of application.

Smart Work

Forschungsinhalte zu New Work

Smart Work strives to drive the change from the classic on-site workday to hybrid work models and remote working through the use of intelligent systems. Join us in the professional world of the future!

Smart Industry

Forschungsinhalte zu Industrie 4.0

Smart Industry aims to identify new challenges of digitalization in the field of business and overcome them with the help of market-oriented applications. Decide today for tomorrow – with us you will succeed in gaining a market advantage through digital transformation!

Smart City

The modern creative communication and internet network connect in smart city . Concept of 5G wireless digital connection and internet of things future.

Traffic and mobility are essential to our society and economy. Smart City encompasses the question of how our mobility can be made more efficient and thus more sustainable in the future by means of diverse data streams. We are making the roads future-ready!

  • Desktop Activity Mining

    We bring order to your process chaos by anonymized the process transparency at click level.

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  • OPRA

    Increase your process efficiency and transform your office processes into the digital future.

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  • Secure your staff

    A real-time alert system that warns of physically damaging stress in everyday work.

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  • Q-Win

    Increase your margin by decreasing failure costs. Use AI to gain quality.

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  • Digital product passport

    Strengthen your competitiveness: allocate CO2 emissions to specific processes and products. Using transparency to reduce your carbon footprint and costs.

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  • Intelligent Infrastructure Monitoring

    Cost-effective and time-saving condition assessment of municipal infrastructure.

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We are already working together with companies and research institutes on innovative solutions for the challenges of tomorrow.


Do you have specific ideas on how to improve your processes or want to use digital technologies for the first time? As part of a co-innovation, we investigate company-specific research questions together with our partners. We develop concepts, create a roadmap or develop initial prototype applications. From idea to innovation – agile, partnership-based and result-oriented.

The great advantage of co-innovation lies in the fast, direct and partnership-based collaboration. We can work on explicit research questions at short notice and respond to changing requirements as needed. The result: fast results, shorter time-to-market and a clear market advantage for our partners.


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Sebastian Kreibich
Head of Digital Incubation

Any questions? Write to us!