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Scientific study proves innovation potential of the GDPR

A legal study on the EU General Data Protection Regulation by a researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for...

Björn Scheuermann – new Director at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) expands its board of directors: Since 1 April 2018 Björn...

Smart Energy Study: Unsatisfied customers and great potential of user innovation

+++PRESS RELEASE IN GERMAN: First comprehensive academic study on use and acceptance of smart energy applications in Germany | High...

Scientific literature to go via app

Press release (in German) on the kick-off of the project Digital REseArch Mining (DREAM) organised by HIIG and the FZI...

Manuel Castells inaugurates high-profile lecture series on digital society

The current rapid social and technological change brings about enormous uncertainties – a great need for explanations and sense-making but...

HIIG-Studie: Die Zusammenarbeit von Startups und Mittelstand kann die Innovationskraft in Deutschland stärken

Die Zusammenarbeit von Startups und Mittelständlern verspricht Vorteile für beide Seiten und kann darüber hinaus zur Sicherung der Innovationskraft in...

European Hub for Internet and Society Research launched

Representatives of 15 European internet research institutes are launching a hub for scientific exchange and cooperation in Europe. The Alexander...

Award for excellent research on rules of digital communication

HIIG-researcher Christian Katzenbach receives dissertation award „Medien – Kultur – Kommunikation“ for model of communication scientific governance research. Katzenbach's “Die...

Game Jam: Implementing privacy and security by design through serious games

HIIG organises Game Jam – Unveil the privacy threat, an innovative workshop to sensitise citizens and companies for privacy and...

Wahlkompass Digitales: Online-Tool to compare election programmes

The "Wahlkompass Digitales" guides voters through the digital topics of the German Federal Elections in 2017. Researchers of the Alexander von Humboldt...

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