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A selection of our research and industry projects is presented here. Many of our references and projects are subject to nondisclosure and cannot be published. Please do not hesitate to contact our departments directly if you cannot find any-thing to meet your challenges.

Digital Life Journey: A self-determined life for citizens in an increasingly digitized world

As the digitization of everyday life continues, many digital achievements are assisting us in our living and working environments. Most of these new digital services are based on data – our personal data. Making a list of who processes which of our data for what purposes appears virtually impossible.

DEMAND: What is the value of data and how can companies manage them effectively?

DEMAND – Data Economics and Management of Data Driven Business – is a flagship project subsidized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). It aims to help companies effectively manage data as a resource.

Electronic case file: Virtual hospital

"Integrated care" means better cooperation between hospitals, medical specialists, and general practitioners in the hospitalization and follow-up treatment of patients.  

Enterprise Lab with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG

A fast and agile response to new digitization challenges is essential for an innovation-driven pharmaceutical company such as Boehringer Ingelheim. When it comes to reorganizing business processes or supporting them with new digital means, technology solutions to enable this are required quickly.  

International Data Spaces: Exchange of data between companies in the digital economy

International Data Spaces is a distributed network of data end points that enables the secure exchange of data and guarantees data sovereignty. It is intended to establish itself as the international standard for industrial data exchange. 

Strategic research projects

CCIT: Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Internet Technologies

The Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Internet Technologies CCIT re-searches cognitive technologies for the industrial Internet. Researchers in various disciplines are developing key technologies along the value chain, from sensors to intelligent learning methods in data processing to the cloud. CCIT helps companies with the forward-looking design of their business by opening up market access with cognitive solution services and products.

Diagnosis Data Management bei Thales

Industrial data management and data use is becoming more and more important in increasingly digitizing processes. For example, a company-specific way of centralized and decentralized data management must be found and operational responsibilities must be clearly defined. A functioning data management system is of strategic importance for business processes such as customer service.

InDaSpacePlus: Industrial Data Spaces Plus

Global digital networking is ongoing. This makes new business models, smart ser-vices, and innovative service offers possible. The secure exchange of data in value chains is a prerequisite. Meanwhile the calls for German and European solutions in the highly competitive market for industrial cloud-based solutions are getting ever louder.  

High Performance Center Logistics and IT

Scientific institutions based in Dortmund that – on their own – are already shaping and driving logistics research today are working together under the umbrella of the High Performance Center Logistics and IT. In the High Performance Center, they are now establishing a national infrastructure and innovation ecosystem in cooperation with industry, not only together but also synergetically – from fundamental research to applied research.