Research Strategy

Strategic Research Agenda

The Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) defines three complementary vectors that serve as guidelines in structuring the research and development activities of Fraunhofer AICOS:


Activity Areas

The Activity Areas identify the primary target user groups of Fraunhofer AICOS:

Ambient Assisted Living (AAL)

Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)


Scientific Areas

The Research Areas identify the main subjects for the creation of scientific knowledge:

Human-Computer Interaction

Information Processing

Autonomic Computing


Application Areas

The Application areas define the industry sectors in which Fraunhofer AICOS is expected to be more active, given its defined Activity and Research Areas:

Care, Well-Being & Inclusion

Mobile Solutions for Developing Countries

Multimedia & Content

Environment & Energy Awareness