Our services for customers & industries

Fraunhofer IESE bridges the gap between the research lab and the industry and application domain.

Software and digitalization are driving innovation and development in all industries. Thus, we are happy to support you, no matter in which domain you are active. In most cases, there are industry-specific challenges and constraints to consider, which we address with appropriate domain know-how. That is why we have specifically bundled our services for you here.



Do you want to further develop and optimize your production, technologies, processes, or products through software-based and digital innovations and align them with Industrie 4.0? Then Fraunhofer IESE is the first point of contact for industrial manufacturing companies, machine and plant manufacturers, software producers, system integrators, and engineering service providers.


Automotive and Commercial Vehicles

Are you looking for a partner for your Automotive project? In the Automotive and Commercial Vehicle industry, Fraunhofer IESE supports companies with analyses and innovative software engineering solutions.



The digital transformation in health care does not only present challenges, but also offers entirely new opportunities. Fraunhofer IESE shows you how to benefit from digitalization.


Software & Platform Business

Fraunhofer IESE supports you in the development and implementation of digital business models, from digital services via digital ecosystems to platforms for your digital business.

Reference Projects of Fraunhofer IESE

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  • The portal for nutrition, health, and enjoyment for the elderly

    Branche: Smart Cities & Smart Regions / April 27, 2022

    Referenzprojekt: digital.vital, Fraunhofer IEse
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    Reference Projekt Digital Vital: In the project digital.vital, Fraunhofer IESE is responsible for the development of a portal for senior citizens that is intended to enable elderly people to live independent and active lives and remain engaged in society for a longer time.

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  • A digital platform for rural areas

    Industry: Smart City & Public Sector  / January 18, 2022

    Digital Villages (“Digitale Dörfer“), Fraunhofer IESE
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    Reference Project Digital Villages (“Digitale Dörfer”) :In the “Digital Villages” project, Fraunhofer IESE and its partners investigated how digitalization opens up new opportunities for rural areas.

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  • System modernization as the first step
    towards Industrie 4.0

    Industry: Machine and Plant Engineering  / December 21, 2021

    Gewichte HPO
    © HÄFNER Präzisionsteile Oberrot

    HÄFNER Präzisionsteile Oberrot GmbH Success Story: In a BaSys satellite project with Fraunhofer IESE, HÄFNER Präzisionsteile Oberrot GmbH has developed a solution for the cross-company exchange of data in order to modernize their legacy system.

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  • Process innovations in automotive software engineering

    Industry: Automotive & Mobility, Commercial Vehicles  / December 17, 2021

    Das Bild verkörpert digitale Software im Automotive-Bereich.
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    Success Story Robert Bosch GmbH: Fraunhofer IESE supports Bosch Chassis Systems Control (CC) in picking up current trends and approaches in software process innovation from applied research and making them usable in the context of automotive software engineering.

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  • A Digital Ecosystem for rural counties in Germany

    Industry: Smart City & Public Sector; Digital Business  / December 10, 2021

    Referenzprojekt: Smarte.Land.Regionen, Fraunhofer IESE
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    Reference Project: Smarte.Land.Regionen: The goal of the reference project “Smarte.Land.Regionen”, in which Fraunhofer IESE plays a central role, is the digitalization of public services in rural areas.

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  • Quality modeling of machine learning systems

    Industry: Software / August 01, 2021

    Referenzprojekt: Fujitsu Lab, Fraunhofer IESE
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    Reference Project Fujitsu Laboratories Limited: Fraunhofer IESE and Fujitsu Laboratories Limited jointly developed a quality model for quantifying critical properties of machine learning systems in an industrial setting.

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