Digitalization and the Internet are transforming our lives in a profound way. As the society is getting digital science, research and development is facing new challenges. With this background the German Government is now launching a competition to find the best concept for a new Internet Institute. Basically it will be directed on research of societal transformation that is the outcome of digitalization. During the coming five years after the launch the institute will receive up to €50 million to do research on topics like the impact of big data and the Internet of Things, the impact of digitalization on political, legal and economic and design solutions to an ever shorter response times, focus on developing a public digital literacy by transfer knowledge on the digitalization. Information about the competition will be published on September 17, 2015 in the Federal Gazette. Source: Press Release BMBF – Federal Ministry of Education and Research
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