Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering

Digitization in Logistics

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Digitization in HealthCare

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Digitization in Service Industries

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Welcome to the pages of Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISST!

We are an industry-oriented research institute based in Dortmund and we support our customers and partners in the construction of integrated IT solutions for the business fields Logistics, HealthCare and Service Industries.


Annual Report 2017

Who is behind the Vision of »Digitization made in Germany«?

Learn more in Fraunhofer ISST’s annual report 2017!


Study launched:

»Industry 4.0 - The Future of Indo-German Industrial Collaboration« by Fraunhofer ISST and Bertelsmann Stiftung.


Presentation of the »Industrial Data Space«

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Boris Otto presents »Industrial Data Space – A virtual data space for the sovereign exchange of data« at Hannover Messe 2017


Press Release

German government and Fraunhofer drive forward plans to implement Industrie 4.0 on an international scale


Reference Architecture Model for the Industrial Data Space released


Current press releases

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Current events

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Press Release:

Fraunhofer ISST at CeBIT:

Networking Supply Chains with the Industrial Data Space