Fraunhofer bundles ICT competences of three facilities at FOKUS

News from July 02, 2012

On July 1st 2012, we could set an important milestone for our institute and the ICT sector in Berlin. Under the well-established name Fraunhofer FOKUS, the former institutes FOKUS, FIRST and ISST-Berlin will work together to develop information and communication systems that will lead business, government and society into a modern future with our renowned expertise and an expanded portfolio. The general topics will be intelligent networked infrastructures for work and spare time, the Smart Cities of tomorrow and modern governmental administration.

More than 500 people will work now at FOKUS and show how IT can contribute to making living together more convenient and safe, improve access to information, ensure sustainable and efficient use of resources, increase mobile networking and develop modern governmental administration that is accessible online and functions efficiently. Based on current and future communication technologies, Fraunhofer FOKUS will create services and applications that work together seamlessly and that can be used across all channels and platforms.