Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE

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Fraunhofer IESE is your technology and innovation partner for the digital transformation in the areas Autonomous & Cyber-Physical Systems and Digital Services and researches the interaction between embedded systems and information systems in digital ecosystems.

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Digital Ecosystems

Networking – the cross-domain megatrend for software and systems – is the challenge for software engineering in the future.


Smart Rural Areas

Das Leben in ländlichen Regionen zukunftsfähig zu gestalten ist unsere gemeinsame Aufgabe in Politik, Forschung, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft.


Industry 4.0

The efficient adaptability of production processes ensures your future in manufacturing. industries.


Big Data

Big Data – safely use the data potential of an infinitely large wealth of data.

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Business Area Autonomous & Cyber-Physical Systems

Autonomy makes it possible to reach the next level of automation and thus achieve efficiency.


Business Area Digital Services

Interconnected IT systems and mobile applications already permeate our daily lives in many areas.


Rapid Innovation Labs

Our researchers provide comprehensive support for your innovation process – from generating ideas to assessing customer acceptance and technical feasibility.


Efficient Engineering Solutions

In the context of our service "Efficient Engineering Solutions", we offer a portfolio of innovative and proven processes, methods, and tools.


Independent Software Test Center

Our experts check software and support documents with specialized tools.

Jobs and Continuing Education at Fraunhofer IESE


Career at Fraunhofer IESE


Continuing education & training at Fraunhofer IESE

We offer numerous seminars as well as a career-compatible distance study program Master of Software Engineering for Embedded Systems.

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