The Institute for Future Studies in Healthcare and Social Economy (IZGS) is a research institute closely linked to the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt/Germany (EHD). We focus on research related to highly relevant future issues of our society, i.e. digitalization, development of civil society, demographic change and social innovation.
Beneficiaries of our research are those people whose lives are affected by technical and social change. In addition, the IZGS supports governmental, commercial and nonprofit service providers in developing, placing and evaluating new products. This way we strive to supply society with innovative key social and Health services. We are devoted to transdisciplinary reserach in interdisciplinary teams of scientists and practitioners thereby contributing to the solution of current and future problem.