Dr Roland Nolte

Managing Director

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The person

Dr. Roland Nolte has worked as a researcher at the IZT - Institute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment since 1993 and as Managing Director since 2001.

He conducts research on environmentally compatible mobility, telematics applications in the transport sector, sustainable development and environmental strategies for companies. Among other things, rail transport research is a focus of his scientific work.

One lighthouse is its research and advisory work in the field of adapting transport infrastructure to climate change. For example, in the area of rail transport, the systemic view of the railways is in the foreground.

After studying theoretical physics, he completed his doctorate on the theory of the quantum Hall effect in 1992 at the Humboldt University in Berlin and the Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey.


  • Mobility
  • Policy advice
  • Technology assessment, technology evaluation and sustainability assessments
  • Future markets
  • Future studies and foresight projects