In order to be prepared for future framework conditions and requirements, one tries to sketch prognoses about future changes in the world and the potential living conditions by means of studies and research work. Rosenbauer's innovation and research area uses not only scientific principles and expert knowledge, but also the tools of trend and future research.
Twelve megatrends, for example, are taken up by the Zukunftsinstitut. According to research, these have long been present in society and will also radically change it, but have not yet fully achieved a breakthrough.
The fire brigade trend map is intended to support the reader in dealing critically with possible future events as well as the technological and social change that will affect the fire brigades as well as their organization and technology.