Research Informatics in Germany

With only very few natural resources and high wage costs, R & D is the key factor for the wealth and competitiveness of Germany. Here, the pharmaceutical and chemical industries are belonging to the top high-tech areas with a significant economic value.

How the Internet of Things will confound the future of data regulation

The hype about the so-called “Internet of Things” (IoT) has reached a fever pitch lately. While reality trails behind the hype for many industries and use cases, there is little disagreement that five years from now the amount of stored cyber-physical data – the type of data obtained from physical-world sensors – will extend exponentially across boundaries we don’t think about today.