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Fraunhofer IAO is a leading research and scientific project organization with profound knowledge in the field of technology management. The institute specialized in integrated planning, design and optimization of innovative products, processes and structures. Under consideration of human factors, organizational aspects and technological solutions, Fraunhofer IAO explores new concepts of technology management, work organization and ‐design. Fraunhofer IAO works in close cooperation with the Institute for Human Factors and Technology Management (IAT) of the University of Stuttgart. Fraunhofer IAO has been participating in European Research Programmes since 1983. Related research projects in the fields of EInclusion and Ambient‐Assisted Living will provide a basis for the new scientific and technological challenges addressed by Prosperity4All. Examples are Cloud4All (FP7, Accessible and Assistive ICT), DigitalMe (Coordinator, FP7, Intelligent Information Management), MyUI (Coordinator, FP 7, Accessible and Assistive ICT), VERITAS (Coordinator, FP 7, Accessible and Assistive ICT), OASIS (FP 7, ICT and ageing) SOPRANO (FP 6, AAL), ASK‐IT (FP 6, EInclusion), IWARD (FP 6, Advanced Robotics & Healthcare), Information Society for All (IST “Thematic Network”, 2000‐2003), as well as national funded projects like AWAKE, SAVE, LIVEfutura, SAiMotion, and IN‐ARTE.