IFOW engages in industry focused high-impact research on various aspects of 4IR and the Future of Work to addresses societal challenges and to produce tangible solutions.
IFOW conducted research for the PSETA aimed at understanding the digital skills levels within members of the public service sector. Research was done on two areas as follows:
- Future Skills and Competencies for the Model Public Servant in the South African Public Service Sector
- An Analysis of Baseline ICT Skills of Public Servants and an Investigation of Future of ICT Skills Needs for the Public Service Sector
Baai Holdings Wireless Charger
Baai Holdings has partnered with IFOW to undertake research and development of next generation wireless charging technology. This project aims to put South Africa on the map within the space of energy generation and transmission, whilst also contributing to the knowledge commons with regards to policies, standardization and guidelines for such technologies.