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Bringing Technology to the People

PROGRAMMES
Programme Type
Funding programme
Origin
National (Germany)
Germany
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Duration
-
STRIA Roadmaps
Network and traffic management systems (NTM)

Overview

Background & Policy context

Parking aids in our cars, a plethora of new features on our smartphones, wristbands with sensors that monitor our fitness: intelligent technologies are increasingly part of everyday life. Technology assists people of all ages, particularly the elderly, helping them to retain their independence and mobility. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research is therefore committed to optimising the interaction between humans and technology. Research and development on the themes of 'intelligent mobility', 'digital society' and 'healthy living' are at the heart of the programme.

Strategic Objectives

The priorities of this research programmes follow nine objectives and guidelines:

  1. HMI simplifies complex technology
  2. HMI engages all five senses
  3. HMI focuses on the human aspect
  4. HMI benefits every generation
  5. HMI boosts the German economy
  6. HMI spells empowerment
  7. HMI creates confidence in technology
  8. HMI stands for responsible development
  9. HMI is interdisciplinary

 

 

Programme organisation

The research programme focuses on fields that have been identified as future challenges for the society by the Federal Government and that are prioritised in its new High-Tech Strategy. It features three fields of innovations in human-machine interation:

  1. Intelligent mobility
  2. Digital society
  3. Healthy living

An English brochure on the funding programme "Bringing Technology to the People" can be found here:

http://www.technik-zum-menschen-bringen.de/service/publikationen/research-programm-on-human-machine-interaction

 

Funding

Institution Type
Institution Name
Ministry for Science and Education (BMBF)
Type of funding
Public (national/regional/local)
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions

The programme is organized in calls. Open and past calls, which are available for academic as well as for industry partners, are available through the programme website:

http://www.technik-zum-menschen-bringen.de/foerderung/bekanntmachungen

Total Budget
350 million euros

Contact

Name
General enquiries at VDI/VDE-IT
Email
mtidw@vdivde-it.de
Organisation
VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH
Zipcode
10623
City
Berlin
Country
Organisation Website

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