Projects prior to 2008

Between 1993 and 2008, Dr. Sibylle Meyer directed the BIS Institute (together with Dr. E. Schulze). In this institute, Dr. Meyer conducted a large number of studies. A selection of these can be found here. The respective publications can be found under publications; should you have any specific questions about individual projects, please do not hesitate to contact us

Technologies and demographic change

sentha – senior-focussed domestic technology
Research project; sub-project “social science” as part of a 6 year research group of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Smart Home for elderly and disabled persons
Application possibilities and limits
Foundation "Der Private Haushalt"

Online Services for elderly people
Wüstenrot Stiftung

Smart Care for assisted living and care facilities

Connecting elderly people
Active in old age
Deutsche Telekom AG, Berkom

Technology and living in old age
Implementation of an innovation competition of the Wüstenrot Foundation (Wüstenrot)

Silbermedia – New technologies for elderly persons
Development and implementation of a service for the generation 50+

Video communication for elderly persons in Berlin
Implementation and evaluation of a model project in 100 homes in Berlin
For Deutsche Telekom Berkom GmbH

Requirements for technologies and electrical installations in regards to demographic changes

Acceptance of technology

Smart Home
Development, acceptance and effects of network systems in private households
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Technikakzeptanz ost- und westdeutscher Haushalte im Vergleich.
Längsschnittanalysen und zukünftige Entwicklungen
Federal Ministry of Education and Science (BMBW)

Comparative study of technology acceptance in East, and West German households
Analysis and future developments
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Comparing household types
Daily routines, everyday demands, values, acceptance

Health care, future of treatment and therapy

Tele-therapy in neurological rehabilitation
Evaluation of a model experiment
Deutsche Telekom AG/ Berkom GmbH

Tele-rehabilitation for stroke patients
Evaluation of model experiment
Deutsche Telekom AG/ Berkom GmbH

Quo vadis health care telematics?

Smart Home Care - Mobile Health Care
Industrial companies

Knowledge-based services to optimise the treatment of diabetes type II
for a pharmaceutical company

Optimisation of haemophilia treatment
for an industrial company

Opioid patches
The significance of pain therapy in care homes
for an industrial company

Future requirements for clinical installation systems and patient call systems. Demands and market analysis
for an industrial company

Connected living

Smart Living in private households
Demands and user acceptance
for an industrial company

Smart Home. Acceptance and demands (BIS-Smart Home Survey)
Networking of a quarter in the Ruhr area
Tenant survey and consulting for a housing construction company

Living 2010
Facts, trends, target groups, visions

Family, household, women

Gendered division of labour in shared households
German Research Foundation (DFG)

Non-institutionalised relationships – alternatives to marriage
German Research Foundation (DFG)

Alternative models for private households
German Research Foundation (DFG)

Life expectancy of employed women
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMA)

On the situation of families in the former GDR
Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMJFSS)

Changes in family structures since World War II
Technical University Berlin

Homeless women in Berlin
Berlin Senate

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