October 2023 – September 2026

As part of the funding guideline "The digital municipality - supporting interactive, participatory and data-driven planning processes", the project consortium is researching the participatory involvement of children and young people in hybrid municipal planning processes using a gamified mixed reality platform.

November 2022 – October 2025

Within the framework of the guideline for the funding of projects on the topic of "Exploring Regional Factors for Innovation and Change - Strengthening Societal Innovative Capacity" under the funding measure "REGION.innovativ", the project consortium is researching transformative capacities, i.e. the societal capacity based on various innovations and the activation of regional innovation systems to initiate and shape transformation processes.

September 2023 – January 2024

Against the background of the enormous potential and importance of out-of-home catering, the awareness of politics, society and the media for the economic and social importance of the out-of-home market is to be raised on the basis of current figures and the social dimension of this hospitality sector is to be elaborated.

August 2023 – December 2023

Within the framework of the working group "Energy transition of the built environment" in the academy project "Energy Systems of the Future" (ESYS), ISInova accompanies the processes for the preparation of an expert report with action paths on the topic of the built environment.

October 2020 – March 2023

Cooperation between civil society organizations dealing with environmental issues on the one hand and social issues on the other is still rare and sometimes characterized by reservations. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in particular offer potential for collaboration between organizations and their members on various social and environmental issues.

November 2015 – November 2015

Social innovations such as car sharing, upcycling, swap meets, do-it-yourself platforms or urban gardening are also messengers of sustainable consumption. How do such ideas come about? Dr. René John discussed together with Ralf Weigt, Spielwagen e.V., Urban Gardening Magdeburg with Magdeburg citizens

June 2012 – November 2013

Unlocking the potential of social innovation to promote sustainable consumption through environmental policy.

July 2012 – October 2013

Systematization of knowledge about social innovations and a development of suitable, novel governance strategies for the promotion of social innovations based on this knowledge.

February 2011 – February 2011

Discussion of relevant scientific approaches to the role of social innovations in the upcoming societal transformation process towards sustainable development.

January 2012 – January 2013

The biennial survey on the state of environmental awareness and behavior, which has been conducted since 1996, is currently being projected and carried out by ISInova.

September 2012 – February 2013

The aim of the project is a comprehensive scientific reflection of the concepts and results of the previous two nature awareness studies of BMU and BfN as well as the development of recommendations for their further development.

January 2011 – June 2011

The expert report was prepared as part of the project "Rio 20plus on the ground" conducted by the IZT (Berlin) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and the German Federal Foundation for the Environment

October 2006 – October 2006

Contribution to the meeting of the section "Sociology and Ecology".

January 2015 – January 2016

The research project is a semantic as well as a methodological task: Semantically, it requires the development of criteria for the evaluation of the radicality of ideas by which the existing and the new can be sharply distinguished.

June 2010 – June 2010

The workshop took place on 24th and 25th of June 2010 in Berlin

November 2008 – November 2008

Understanding of existing concepts and the possibility of developing powerful indicators

November 2007 – November 2007

Assessment of existing concepts and the possibility of developing powerful indicators

December 2007 – December 2007

Jens Aderhold chairs the section entitled "Elites as Guiders or 'Social Parasites'? On the Sociocultural Significance of Elite Action in Social Transformation Processes."

June 2008 – June 2008

The Stuttgart regional group of the Professional Association of German Sociologists (BDS) organized another workshop last September with the active participation of ISInova, which again focused on the concept of innovation and related practical problems

January 2003 – December 2003

Against the background of the current determination of the place of theater in society under the keyword "repoliticization," these efforts are examined using the prominent example of the Berlin "Schaubühne" as an example.

January 2012 – December 2012

From 2012 ISInova has developed the Azubi|Academy for Heckert GmbH, Chemnitz. In the trainings of the Azubi|Academy, in addition to the vocational training, essential social and methodical competences for a successful start into the apprenticeship and the work at Heckert are taught

January 2010 – December 2010

Explicit management guidelines are intended to provide a binding orientation framework for the actions of managers in organizations such as, e.g. companies offer. They are intended to ensure that the actors involved share a common leadership model, making leadership actions more "predictable" for the organization on the one hand and sanctionable in the event of misconduct on the other.

March 2002 – October 2002

In early summer, the well-known Leipzig cabaret "academixer" conducted its first audience survey. The cabaret was supported by ISInova in conducting the survey as well as in the evaluation

February 2001 – November 2001

January 2005 – March 2006

Until spring 2006, a quality assurance of the results in the subproject "Language" is to be carried out within the framework of the university research project using various methods.

January 2003 – September 2003

Since 2003 ISInova evaluates the mediation center in Frankfurt (Oder)

August 2018 – July 2021

The joint project "Verdinglichung des Lebendigen" (Reification of the Living) deals with the object "meat", how it is transformed along the production chain from living animal to reified meat and sausage products.

March 2003 – August 2003

Since March 03, ISInova has been conducting an evaluation of the COASTMAN program on behalf of InWEnt (Capacity Building International, Germany).

January 2006 – March 2007

ISInova is conducting an employee satisfaction study at a developer in the automotive industry together with the Chair of Innovation Research and Sustainable Resource Management at Chemnitz University of Technology.

January 2018 – December 2019

Current consumption patterns in industrialized countries are seen as a significant driver of global sustainability problems. As SDG 12, sustainable consumption represents a specific development goal of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda.

January 2017 – April 2020

The joint project "Broadening Horizons - Changing Perspectives" develops strategies to promote the transfer of scientific research results to areas far from agglomerations.

August 2007 – August 2007

ISInova presented the ensemble KONACTSCHEN at the 9. and August 10, 2007 at theaterforum kreuzberg (Kreuzberg Theater Forum) with the play "Wer stört lebt" after Tankred Dorst.

January 2017 – December 2019

The joint project investigates how and whether the quality and consumption awareness of consumers changes when a "culture of repair" is integrated and lived in everyday life.

January 2016 – January 2020

The aim of the project is to develop measures, methods and tools to promote the emergence of radical innovations in the interaction between the various actors in an innovation system and within organizations.