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Werner Korte
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Position
Director
Special subjects
Information society, statistical indicators, monitoring, benchmarking, eWork, eBusiness, silver economy in Europe, regional development
Professional training
Study of Geography, Sociology and Regional development and administration at the University of Münster (1976-1982), Dipl.-Geographer
Professional experience
Co-founder and since 1988 director and partner of empirica Gesellschaft für Kommunikations- und Technologieforschung mbH together with Simon Robinson. Before researcher at empirica being a daughter company of Infratest (Bonn, München) (1984-1988) and at ABT Forschung GmbH, the European branch office of ABT Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA (1983-1984) and research assitant in a DFG project at the Sonderforschungsbereich 164 at the Westfälische-Wilhelms-University Münster (1979-1983)
Current focus
Coordinator of international projects on monitoring and benchmarking the information society (e.g. eHealth Benchmarking, eHealth Indicators, SIBIS), e-skills development and certification (e-Skills Policy), user-orientation of online public service (eUser), Silver Economy in Europe (SEN@ER) and the development and implementation of innovative models for the employment of elderly workers at SAP, Deutsche Bank and Continentale (Active@Work).
Projects