About Us

Vision and Mission

We ensure a better understanding of the working world of the future forcompanies, science and society.

We enable people and companies to develop proactive solutions for the newchallenges of the working world of the future.


We see ourselves as a leading research institute for the working world of thefuture.


We are a strategic partner for companies that want to develop their future fitness.


We make our expert knowledge available for political questions about the futureof work.


Founder and chairperson of the scientific advisory board of the Work-Life-Research Center leap in time.

In early 2016 she opened the leap in time Lab in Darmstadt. She is a popular speaker at conferences on exciting topics such as the future of the working world, human-robot interaction and artificial intelligence, and future innovation/new business models.

Professor Stock-Homburg, is head of the Department of Marketing and Human Resources Management at the Technical University of Darmstadt.

She is the author of numerous books on the topics of human resources management and future of work management.

She is also the author of numerous national and international specialist articles. In her research, Stock-Homburg focuses on the interface between personnel management, human-robot interaction research, and innovation management. Her research focuses on the future of the working world, human-robot interaction, leadership of employees, life balance and innovation management.


Managing Director of leap in time since the beginning of 2019.

Nadine Homburg is a natural scientist and expert in the field of corporate communications. She is responsible for strategy and finance.

At the same time, she runs the company 10NeonG (www.10NeonG.com), she founded in 2013 and which specializes in digital animations in the business and science sector.


Assistant to the management

She has taken over as assistant to the management as a lateral entrant. Prior to this, she worked as an engineer in various companies – in the areas of supply chain, quality, and development. In addition, she is in charge of the company’s corporate projects, allowing her creativity and professional experience to flow into her work.


Future of Work Scientist

She is a team member of a research project, which aim is to provide managers with theory-based advice and support in the sphere of human-robot interactions.

Prior to this, she worked as a researcher and teaching assistant at a private business school in Germany, and as a consultant and analyst in various companies in Russia, in areas ranging from IT-supported supply chain management, to transport infrastructure and economic development, to pharma.

She is also a doctoral student at the Institute of Information Systems at the University of Liechtenstein.


Student Assistant

He is a working student studying industrial engineering (electrical engineering and information technology) in his master’s degree at the Technical University of Darmstadt.

He has been working as a research assistant at the chair of Professor Stock-Homburg since the beginning of his bachelor studies and has already worked in close cooperation with leap in time in this context.


Student Assistant

He supports our team in research as a working student and is currently enrolled in the bachelor program Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Technical University of Darmstadt.

leap in time

As a research institute, leap in time is concerned with a holistic approach to the future of the world of work. We are your competent partner for questions concerning the future of the world of work and advise you on the necessary change processes. Furthermore, we support you in training your management team in Leadership 2030.

In close cooperation with international scientists and renowned companies, we have developed the Future Work Navigator as a strategic approach for companies that want to systematically assess and increase their future viability.