Entwicklung Kritischer Systeme
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Engineering and quality assurance for safety-critical software

Whether in traffic, cloud services or infrastructures – complex systems in critical domains must run error-free in order to guarantee the smooth functioning of central societal processes. That is why the business unit Quality Engineering SQC at Fraunhofer FOKUS designs, develops and tests software architectures and applications specifically for critical domains. With its long-term experience in the areas of quality assurance, standardization and certification of software systems, it can optimally support its customers.

Thanks to the methods used, the best possible balance between profitability and benefit is achieved.

The focus of our team’s work lies on the definition of architectures, communication infrastructures, exchange formats and processes for the automobile industry, as well as the definition of safety critical architectures, the systematic implementation of risk analyses and risk based security testing in and for critical infrastructures. We have many years of experience in standardization, in particular in AUTOSAR and at ETSI, and our projects operate within the area of conflict between industry-related research and industrial application.