From the idea to the market – spin-offs founded by FOKUS play a significant role in this innovation chain: FOKUS spin-offs introduce the preliminary developments and pre-products to the market and take responsibility for distribution and service.
IKV++ Technologies AG – Development and marketing of the service and management platform medini as well as of model-based development tools for application areas like eGovernment or for individual problems. It provides cross-domain expertise, highly-skilled process analysis as well as products and solutions for the automation of development processes as part of the medini product family.
Testing Technologies IST GmbH – Testing Technologies designs and markets a variety of ready-to-run test solutions for commercial, proprietary or PC-based test systems in all phases of the test life-cycle on the basis of the universally applicable testing method TTCN-3.
iptelorg GmbH – Iptelorg has specialized in the installation of VoIP networks on the basis of SIP technologies for large service providers. Being vey flexible and robust, Iptelorg software minimizes the time to market. In 2005 iptelorg was acquired by TEKELEC.
PacketVideo Germany GmbH / PacketVideo – The PacketVideo MediaServer enables the sharing of multimedia throughout the “digitalized” and networked home. It is available for many different platforms and interworks with a large variety of client devices, including XBox 360™, Sony PS3™ and Sony PSP™. TwonkyVision was acquired by PacketVideo Germany GmbH in July 2007.
DLC – Direct Link Consult – DLC’s main mission is to provide industry with first hand knowledge obtained within academia and related research and development activities. DLC aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry in order to speed up innovation and exploitation.
Match Technologies GmbH – Match offers the appropriate testing tools for quality-orientated product development which are efficient and scalable due to highly innovative and open platform technologies. The product family Assessment Studio supports processes regarding the observance of standards, guidelines, conventions, best practices and state of maturity through automatic checking, improvement and evaluation.
eGov Consulting and Development GmbH – eGovCD is offering consulting service to plan and implement innovative IT projects on the government sector. The main focus lies on the fields:
Planning, Running and Managing IT processes, technical integration of the new identity card (nPA) into governmental and industrial software solutions as well as the integration of heterogeneous systems (interoperability). Apart from that eGovCD uses its Research- and Development-Know-How to implemet it directly into products
trustedSafe GmbH – originated from the Fraunhofer FOKUS Spin-Off, eGov Consulting and Development GmbH, which was founded in 2009, located in Berlin. Based on Fraunhofer FOKUS research activity, trustedSafe GmbH is developing an electronic safe for the cloud. This safe allows trustworthy and safe data storage both in public and private clouds. trustedSafe assures that only the owner of a document is in full control of it and allowed to manage any possible access. Trust and safety are guaranteed through a combination of high security methods that also ensure that data is saved in case a storage host drops out. The online availability of data gives the safe-owner permanent data retrieval, regardless of location. Furthermore, the comfortable and intuitive processing of data transfer allows a safe and confidential communication with third parties and guarantees protection of sensitive data.
With its Venture group, the Fraunhofer Association supports spin-offs and co-operation between young enterprises and Fraunhofer institutes.