Fraunhofer Institute for Embedded Systems and Communication Technologies ESK

Safe Intelligence

We focus our research on the validation of artificial intelligence for autonomous and distributed applications.

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


70 years of Fraunhofer

We are looking back on what we have achieved, but above all we are looking forward. Because that is the way we work. Each day we face the issues of the future with courage and curiosity.

Talk / 13.2.2019

Resilient software architectures

At the Autonomous IVT Conference in Cologne, Dominique Seydel will give a talk on »Resilient software architectures for autonomous systems«.

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)!



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.

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.

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.

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

Current jobs at
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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