Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems
Fraunhofer FOKUS develops solutions for the communication systems of tomorrow. As an independent research body the institute explores how communication networks will contribute to a more convenient and more secure living. Thus, the institute addresses important challenges in the society, including access to information, economic and sustainable use of resources, smart mobility and a modern governmental administration that is efficient as well as accessible from everywhere.
Fraunhofer FOKUS is an important link between industry, governmental administration and the people.Besides technical infrastructures, Fraunhofer FOKUS creates manifold practical concepts, applications and prototypes. In particular, Fraunhofer FOKUS is specialized in developing multi-domain networks and interoperable, user-centric solutions.
In addition to the industries, political protagonists become more and more the drivers in the innovation business. Especially the governmental administration initiates major ICT projects and realizes them together with partners like Fraunhofer FOKUS.
With 25 years of experience, the institute is one of the most important international ICT research partners.