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Advanced Solutions


The online magazine of Fraunhofer FKIE presents current research topics  and solutions for the urgent challenges of our time.

»Digitalization in hazard prevention«

What opportunities and potential does digitalization offer for security authorities and emergency forces? And how can Fraunhofer FKIE support them?


Topic overview:


  • Fire department & disaster preparedness
  • Border & site security
  • Drone detection & defense 

Press releases



Forensic experts from all over the world meet in Bonn

The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn and Fraunhofer FKIE will host the world-renowned Digital Forensic Research Workshop in March. The conference will bring together experts from around the world to discuss current and emerging challenges in digital forensics.



High award for Martin Lies and David Dahlberg

The list of "CPWG Interoperability Heroes" recently included their names: Martin Lies and David Dahlberg, scientists from the "Communication Systems" department at the Fraunhofer FKIE, have been honoured with this exceptional distinction for their many years of involvement in several committees of Federated Mission Networking (FMN).



Home Router Security Report 2022 is published

At the latest since working from home has become a prevalent model in the Corona pandemic, not only private but also professional network traffic crosses home routers. Thus, there are plenty of reasons for scientists at the Fraunhofer FKIE to take another look at the security of home routers after 2020. Their conclusion: the trend shows improvements compared to 2020, but there is still some work to be done.



Robotics experts meet at EnRicH 2023

For the fourth time, the Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics FKIE is organising the European Robotics Hackathon (EnRicH) together with the Austrian Armaments and Defence Technology Agency (ARWT). EnRicH will take place in June 2023. The venue is as unusual as it is unique worldwide: the nuclear power plant (NPP) in Zwentendorf, which never went into operation.


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