Fraunhofer IESE Offering Industry Day and “Science Night” on 8 October 2010

Press Release / 20.9.2010

On Friday, 8 October, at 11 a.m., the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) will hold an Industry Day on the topic of “Safety & Reliability for Embedded Systems“, which will lead up to the “Science Night”.

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The Industry Day will offer interesting professional presentations by Fraunhofer IESE scientists to all participants. Professor Peter Liggesmeyer will speak about “New Developments in the Area of Embedded Systems“, and “Software Quality” will be the topic of a workshop led by Dr. Thomas Kuhn.
In addition, there will be three industry presentations illustrating the central role that embedded systems play in technical products. One current example of the relevance of embedded systems will be the presentation “Safety in Rail Technology” by Reiner Heilmann, Siemens CT. Following the presentations, participants will have a chance to meet directly with the researchers.
From 7 p.m. until midnight, Fraunhofer IESE will open its world of research to visitors in the context of the Kaiserslautern “Science Night“. Various project demonstrations as well as guided tours of the Ambient Assisted Living laboratory will provide deep insights into the work of the institute.
Entertainment will also be offered – with music ranging from funk via classic rock to reggae, performed by the band “Cameleon” from Kaiserslautern.

Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE
Fraunhofer IESE is one of the worldwide leading research institutes in the area of software and systems development. A major portion of the products offered by our collaboration partners is defined by software. These products range from automotive and transportation systems via automation and plant engineering, information systems, health care and medical systems to software systems for the public sector.
Our solutions allow flexible scaling. This makes us a competent technology partner for organizations of any size – from small companies to major corporations.
Under the leadership of Prof. Dieter Rombach and Prof. Peter Liggesmeyer, the past decade has seen us making major contributions to strengthening the emerging IT location Kaiserslautern. In the Fraunhofer Information and Communication Technology Group, we are cooperating with other Fraunhofer institutes on developing trend-setting key technologies for the future. Fraunhofer IESE is one of 59 institutes of the Fraunhofer- Gesellschaft. Together we have a major impact on shaping applied research in Europe and contribute to Germany’s competitiveness in international markets. The institute is officially a “Selected Landmark 2009“ of the Germany-wide initiative “Germany – Land of Ideas“.