How medical data can be transmitted securely and how apps and corporate networks can be made safer.
The digital transformation presents industry with major challenges, but also creates many opportunities. Increasing networking and automation are changing long-established business models and value creation processes. Linear production chains are becoming dynamic processes. Custom-tailored products meeting individualized customer requirements are replacing mass-produced standardized products. Innovative service offers and new services are appearing. Employee education and qualification are of growing importance in maintaining the employee's ability to handle new technologies.
At the CeBIT, Fraunhofer will present new ideas and technologies on the road to a digital society.
With 19 member institutes, some 4300 employees and a yearly budget of around 275 million euros, the Fraunhofer ICT Group is Europe‘s largest combined research unit for applied research in information and communication technology. It provides business and society with key components for utilizing the opportunities and overcoming the challenges presented by the comprehensive digitalization we are witnessing in every area of our lives.
The Fraunhofer ICT Group’s member institutes cover a broad range of technological fields from basic research to practical application in the areas of computer science, mathematics and information and communication technology, as well as supporting national and international IT providers and IT users, particularly small and medium-sized businesses.