Fraunhofer FOKUS

Fraunhofer FOKUS conducts research on digital transformation and its impact on economics, technology, and our society. Since 1988, FOKUS has been supporting commercial enterprises and public administrations in the shaping and implementation of digital transformation. For this purpose, Fraunhofer FOKUS offers research services ranging from requirements analysis to consulting, feasibility studies, technology development right up to prototypes and pilots in the business segments Digital Public Services, Future Applications and Media, Quality Engineering, Smart Mobility, Software-based Networks, Networked Security, Visual Computing und Analytics. With 460 employees in Berlin and an annual budget of 32,9 million euros, Fraunhofer FOKUS is one of the largest ICT institutes of the Fraunhofer Society. More than 80 percent of its budget is generated through projects from industry and the public domain.

Participating professors and teaching areas

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil Thomas Magedanz (Software-based Networks):


  • Programmable Infrastructures
  • Development of the organic 6G core network
  • Applying the organic core mesh to ultra-flexible inserts
  • Customized security and resilience for software-based core networks