Digital Society is a vast field of current research. The IPM focuses on the following topics:
The use of Behavioural Change Support Systems to promote environmentally friendly mobility and energy efficiency
The engagement of citizens in idea generation, deliberation and decision-making with regard to public spaces (e-participation)
The use of open innovation approaches for involving all relevant social actors in the development of solutions to societal challenges
Design and impact of new digital technologies in different societal contexts as well as their implications for how people interact with each other (e.g. social robots, digital assistants, IoT).