Welcome to ZIRIUS!|
ZIRIUS, the Stuttgart Research Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies is a cross-faculty research center at the University of Stuttgart. The central task of the Center is to stimulate, coordinate and conduct research projects on the following topics:
This site provides you with information about our work and our staff.
- Research on risk analysis, risk management and risk communication in the context of globalization and mutual interdependence with a focus on environmental, climate and health risks.
- Innovation research on the socio-economic and institutional conditions of (technological) innovation processes, as well as on the economic, political, social and cultural conditions, including risks and opportunities, of socio-technical transformation processes.
- Exploration and communication of the connections between ecological, economic, social and cultural expressions of future sustainable energy paths.
Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn
University of Stuttgart
|Head of ZIRIUS:|
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Phone: ++49-711 / 685-83971|
Phone: ++49-711 / 685-84295
Fax: ++49-711 / 685-82487
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