customer references

Satisfied customers are the best proof of successful cooperation. A selection of our industrial projects is presented in our references.

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research projects

Sustainable and practicable - We develop new technologies and methods in national and European projects according to this principle.

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IT Security at Fraunhofer IEM

The Fraunhofer IEM researches and develops processes, methods and tools to develop and operate software-intensive systems attack-proof.

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Our Research Areas


Scientific Automation

We provide solutions for the challenges that result from increasing complexity in mechatronic systems. We use model-based design methods for the control, automation and optimization of intelligent technical systems.


Product Engineering

Intelligent technical systems and industry 4.0 start with product engineering and are based on excellent engineering achievements. For us, product engineering is a holistic process ranging from potential analysis, innovative product ideas to series production taking the entire product life cycle into account.


Software Engineering and IT Security

In the competence field software engineering, we develop processes, methods and tools to develop high-quality software-intensive systems. Software increasingly penetrates into technical systems such as in mechanical and plant engineering, automation technology or in the mobility and transport sector: The innovative features of these systems are already based primarily on software. This will continue to increase in the future. The quality of offered products and services will therefore largely depend on the quality of the software.

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Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design IEM

Zukunftsmeile 1
33102 Paderborn
Phone +49 5251 5465-101


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