Our technical curiosity, creativity, and innovative power make iPoint a highly coveted partner for renowned R&D projects. With our constant and user-oriented research and development activities in numerous national and international projects we take a leading role. Here is an excerpt from our R&D projects so far:
eLRT: electronic Labor Rights Template (since 03/2016)
Development of an open-access, Excel-based template to support companies in their compliance with global human trafficking and modern-day slavery legislation. In cooperation with Dr. Chris N. Bayer, Development International, and an international stakeholder forum of private sector and civil society representatives. www.elrt.org
MultiMaK (03/2013-03/2014 and 01/2015-12/2018)
Design and development of assessment tools for ecologically optimized multi-material automotive components for mass production. 9 project partners. Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
„Sustainability Data Exchange Hub“: Development of a universal data hub for the exchange of compliance and sustainability data along the supply chain. Funded within the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission (FP7). The consortium consists of 15 partner organizations from 7 countries across Europe.
European Conflict Minerals Initiative – Impact analysis (04/2013-10/2013)
“Assessment of due diligence compliance cost, benefit and related effects on selected operators in relation to the responsible sourcing of selected minerals”. Study for the European Commission, Directorate-General for Trade.