Fraunhofer IESE

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Its research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy, and the environment. Fraunhofer IESE in Kaiserslautern, Germany, is one of about 60 institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. It is one of the leading research institutes in the area of software and systems engineering methods for software-intensive products. These products range from embedded systems such as medical devices to complex information systems in the financial or public sector. One of the core competencies of Fraunhofer IESE is quality assurance of information systems. A special focus is on information security and data privacy qualities, which are becoming increasingly important, especially for mobile and cloud-enabled information systems.