Fraunhofer-Institut für Eingebettete Systeme und Kommunikationstechnik ESK


    • Organisation type:
      • Education & Training
      • Network Management/Association
      • Research & Development
      • Technical Agency
    • Year founded:
    • 1999
    • Employees (at the site):
    • 50
    • Turnover range:
    • not available
    • Products/services:
    • - Applied research and technical consulting on communication technologies and systems

      - Development and implementation of enterprise-wide communication infrastructures (fixed and mobile solutions)

      - Building communication and wireless system network

      - Development of mobile user interfaces

      - Solutions for the optimization of wired access networks

      - Automated test methods for distributed communication systems

      - Software and system design, particularly for automotive networks

      - Model-based software design and adaptive software methodology

      - Software Development Methods for Multicore Systems

      - Future automotive system network architectures

      - Device simulation, prototyping and integration of mobile devices in automotive networks

      - On-board electrical systems und concepts for electromobility

      - Car-to-roadside communication

      - Sensor-based network solutions for industrial application

      - Smart Grid Communication

    • Core competencies:
    • Fraunhofer ESK undertakes applied research in the field of networked information and communication systems. It was created as a stand-alone institute in April 1999 and now has around 60 employees. Dr. Rudi Knorr, director of the institute, also holds the Chair for Communications Technology at the University of Augsburg Department of Computer Science since 2006.

      The Fraunhofer ESK researchers are experts in a wide range of information and communication technologies, from transmission technologies, protocols and systems to intelligent applications. They possess special expertise in the area of Adaptive Communication Systems, Software Methodology and Mobile Solutions. The Fraunhofer ESK research expertise is deployed in the Automotive and Industrial Communication business areas and the Communication Solutions group. The institute works with a wide range of customers and partners in the automobile, telecommunication, production technology, automation and facilities management industries.

    • Language skills:
    • English
    • Key Tech / section:
      • Automotive Industry
      • Energy Technology
      • Information Technology
      • Mechanical Engineering Industry
      • Mechatronics
    • Certification:
    • not available

    • Sales markets - target countries:
    • not available
    • Cooperation offers:
    • not available
    • Contact person:
    • Sven Brandt (Mr.)
      - Research & development

      Mike Heidrich (Mr.)
      - Research & development

      Prof. Dr. Rudi Knorr (Mr.)
      - Management

      Dirk Eilers (Mr.)
      - Research & development