addresses the major societal challenges with a view to the necessary far-reaching transformation of society. It is committed to sustainability and the ability to shape the future. The IZT can look back on a successful 40-year history of continuity and change, strong tradition and supporting visions for the future.
Our fields of research
21st BilRess web seminar: Makerspaces make (high) school
With Ecomaker we talk about open workshops as a place of learning and levels of difficulty in sustainable product design.
Algorithms in digital media and their influence on opinion formation. Final report on the TA project.
TAB Working Report No. 204 explains interrelationships, highlights challenges, scientific findings and the legal framework.
Digitisation in the field - the Agro-Nordwest experimental field goes into overtime
The project tests digitalisation possibilities in agriculture and focuses on farmers and farms.
Bio-Mo-D to the World Biodiversity Conference CBD COP 15 in Montréal
Scientists call for a rethinking of economic reporting to pay more attention to nature's achievements.
Konnekt - regional circular economy as a driver for innovation
In the Saarlouis district, inter-municipal cooperation and transformation serves as the basis for regional circular economy and sustainable regional development.
KlimaRatSchule - Protecting the climate through democratic participation in schools
The joint project aims at an active climate protection culture in schools and develops individual roadmaps to climate neutrality.
IZT Future Day
The first IZT Future Day "Looking Back and Looking Forward" took place on 13 December 2022. Employees, institute management and shareholders got to talk and develop joint perspectives.
We are the IZT
The IZT stands for inter- and transdisciplinary futurology, sustainability design and technology assessment. Early identification of opportunities and risks. Implementation orientation. Participation and stakeholder integration.