Rese­arch and Transfer

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Current rese­arch focuses on commu­ni­ca­tion in space, sustainable design, inno­va­tion in the field of ergo­no­mics, design of digital media and trans­me­dial visua­liza­tion. In the area of transfer we are curr­ently dealing with the topic of start-ups and know­ledge transfer.

Raising Robotic Natives

Insti­tute for Applied Rese­arch (IAF)

The IAF is the contact point for the media­tion and support of rese­arch contracts and coope­ra­tions with part­ners from industry and services. It supports the initia­tion and initia­tion of rese­arch projects and informs
about funding and coope­ra­tion possi­bi­li­ties. The IAF draws its exper­ti­se­from the depart­ments of the Univer­sity of Design and the asso­ciated human and infra­struc­tural resources (rese­arch and deve­lo­p­ment

Entwicklung von neuen Materialien

Consul­ta­tion Hours

You have a project idea and would like to do rese­arch on it after your studies? You would like to work out the concept and need a start-up grant? You have ques­tions about the scien­tific work in your projects? Then just come by!

We, in the Rese­arch Depart­ment, will advise you on possible programmes, support you with the appli­ca­tion process and help you with ques­tions about scien­tific work.

Our office hours:
Wednesday 11:00 – 1:00pm
F 1.10, Nagel House

(Further consul­ta­tion appoint­ments can be arranged by e‑mail or telephone)


Prof. Dr. habil. Jürgen Held

Prof. Dr. habil. Jürgen Held

Studiengangsleiter Produktgestaltung
Leiter des Instituts für angewandte Forschung

Dr. Brigitte Hirner

Referentin Forschung

Good Scien­tific Practice

The univer­sity has appointed a female scien­tist as contact person for univer­sity members who are accused of scien­tific miscon­duct. Please contact the ombuds­person or the deputy ombuds­person if you have any such suspicions.

Good scientific practices