We create resilient systems

We focus our research on the adaptivity, safety and reliability of autonomous and distributed applications.

Safe autonomous systems – resilient systems

Safe autonomous systems that function even in the event of an outage – this is what Fraunhofer ESK is researching.

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Dependable distributed systems – adaptive systems of systems

At Fraunhofer ESK, we are reseaching how a dependable overall system can be created from many connected systems.

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Research topics at Fraunhofer ESK


Safe autonomous systems – resilient systems

We research how safety-critical systems continue to function even in an outage and under poor conditions.


Dependable distributed systems – adaptive systems of systems

The Fraunhofer ESK is researching how individual connected systems can form a reliable overall system.

Current topics


Whitepaper: Rapid Innovation Framework

In this whitepaper we describe the approach of a Rapid Innovation Tool Kit that is intended to speed up the development process for connected mobility applications.

Press Release / 5.9.2018

Dependable communication for autonomous driving

At the ITS World Congress, Fraunhofer ESK will present its approachs for dependable communication between autonomous vehicles. With quality of service monitoring and prediction, wireless communication becomes forseeable and dependable.

Talk / 12.9.2018

Safety & Security Forum

At this year's Safety & Security Forum, Dominique Seydel will present the approach of an integrated 'Rapid Innovation Toolkit', which covers the entire development cycle of innovative functions.

Fair / 09/17/2018 - 09/21/2018

ITS World Congress

This year the Fraunhofer ESK will again be represented at the ITS World Congress with the joint stand of ITS Germany.

Talk / 22.9.2018

ETAI Conference 2018

In her talk »Performance Analysis of Wireless Industrial Networks - Challenges and Trends« at the ETAI Conference 2018 Neda Petreska discusses the research challenges for multi-hop wireless networks in industrial settings.

Fair / 11/27/2018 - 11/29/2018

SPS IPC Drives 2018

At the end of November, Fraunhofer ESK will again be represented at the SPS IPC Drives. We are looking forward to your visit at our booth (hall 6, booth 143)!


ezCar2x®: Streamlined Development of Networked Vehicle Applications

The new project website informs about case studies, partner projects and trade fairs.

Fraunhofer Institute for Embedded Systems and Communication Technologies ESK


Fraunhofer ESK

Hansastraße 32
80686 Munich / Germany

Phone: +49 89/547088-0
Fax: +49 89/547088-220

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Fraunhofer ESK

Have you always wanted to leave your footprints behind and make the world a little safer? Then apply to the Fraunhofer ESK in Munich!

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