The overview below is a list of German-based living labs that act as controlled testing environments of innovative technologies. The labs are equipped with appropriate infrastructure and simulate real-world-like scenarios to test the usability and effectiveness of new products before being deployed on the market.

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IoT Reallabor Lemgo Digital

lemgo-digital.de

Location: Lemgo

Institute: Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB

Domain: 
Smart City
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 Various

Mission statement: Therefore, the Fraunhofer IOSB-INA is implementing the IoT Living Lab »LEMGO DIGITAL« as an open innovation infrastructure for medium-sized cities. The Fraunhofer scientists are supported by the OWL University of Applied Sciences and other partners as well as by the state of NRW. This infrastructure will be used by companies, IoT startups, municipalities and research institutes to work together with citizens to design new products and data-based services in the areas of mobility, environment, trade and energy.

Josephs

josephs-service-manufaktur.de

Location: Nuremberg

Institute: Fraunhofer Center for Applied Research for Supply Chain Services

Domain: 
Production / Supply Chain

Mission statement: Open Innovation Lab designed to experience the product and service development.

Learning Factory for Conntected Production

lvp-bayern.de

Location: Augsburg

Institute: Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology IGCV

Domain: 
Production / Supply Chain

Mission statement: Demonstration and training center for cyber-physical production systems.

Micro Smart Grid

microsmartgrid.de

Location: Stuttgart

Institute: Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO

Domain: 
Energy

Mission statement: Using its own micro smart grid and control systems developed in-house, the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO is exploring how to efficiently coordinate energy producers, storage systems, and consumers and demonstrates the innovative technologies required in practice.

Living Labs for Sustainable Mobility Culture

https://www.keim.iao.fraunhofer.de/de/projekte/reallabor.html

Location: Esslingen

Institute: Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO / Application Center KEIM

Domain: 
Mobility
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 Smart City

Mission statement: The living lab sees itself as a laboratory for the future with the aim of promoting the willingness of many people in the region of Stuttgart to become better acquainted with their own mobility behaviour, to exchange ideas about it and to test new forms of mobility in urban space individually and collectively.

Medical Data Space

medical-data-space.fraunhofer.de

Location: Hamm

Institute: Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT

Domain: 
Health

Mission statement: The Medical Data Space (MedDS) is a virtual space that supports secure exchange and easy integration of medical and health-related data from diverse sources, using standards and shared governance models. It aims to improve the quality of diagnostics, preventive and therapeutic measures and the monitoring of therapies. 

Mobility Innovation Lab

iao.fraunhofer.de/mobility-innovation-lab

Location: Stuttgart

Institute: Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO

Domain: 
Mobility

Mission statement: The Mobility Innovation Lab combines different research areas to gain a holistic understanding of tomorrow’s mobility systems. A key focus in the field of electromobility is the design of micromobility solutions and their integration in intermodal journeys.In automated driving, solutions are being developed for the interaction between self-driving vehicles with conventional road users in mixed urban traffic.

Model Factory

iao.fraunhofer.de/model-factory

Location: Stuttgart

Institute: Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO

Domain: 
Production / Supply Chain

Mission statement: A Model Factory was set up at the Fraunhofer IAO in which innovative assembly systems for small and medium-volume products can be practically tested at first hand. In addition to the frequently used Carrée system, the model plant also showcases solutions for the manual assembly based on a star configuration, with a one-piece flow system (U line) or the one-set flow system, which has not yet found widespread use. Specific product examples are utilized to illustrate realistically how and for which areas the individual systems can economically be deployed.

Neurolab: laboratory for neuroscience

iao.fraunhofer.de/neurolab-laboratory-for-neuroscience

Location: Stuttgart

Institute: Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO

Domain: 
Health

Mission statement: When it comes to technological developments for our digitalized working world, human needs and requirements should take center stage. Only then can we design human-machine systems that add value and are user friendly.

PDM/PLM Competence Center

ipk.fraunhofer.de/pdmplm-competence-center

Location: Berlin

Institute: Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology

Domain: 
Production / Supply Chain

Mission statement: Homogenous management of product data and integration of application systems through the use of PDM/PLM technology.