Press release
01.10.12

Björn Niehaves takes up ]init[ AG -endowed professorship for E-Governance and Innovation

Berlin, 1 October 2012 – Björn Niehaves officially takes up the ]init[ AG -endowed professorship for E-Governance and Innovation today. Niehaves‘ research at the Hertie School of Governance will, among other, focus on how a capacity for innovation can be guaranteed in the face of  demographic change, a phenomenon with significant implications for the public sector. He will also explore potential uses of consumer technologies such as smartphones and tablets as well as their effect on the workflows and processes of public administrations and their clients.  [more]