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With roots in 2002 as a spinoff of RWTH Aachen University, ADVANEO is active in the areas of data-driven digital transformation. With our Data Spaces Solutions, companies can easily enter the world of data economy while maintaining data sovereignty and privacy

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The Fraunhofer IPA was founded in 1959 and employs nearly 1000 people. Organizational and technological tasks from production make up its research and development focus. Methods, components and devices up to complete machines and plants are developed, tested and exemplarily applied by Fraunhofer IPA. The 15 specialist departments of the Fraunhofer IPA cover the entire field of production technology.

With over 100 employees, the FIR at RWTH Aachen University conducts application-oriented research under the umbrella term of Industrial Management in the areas of business organization and corporate development. The FIR focuses its work on the areas of service management, information management, production management and business transformation. Since 1953, practice-relevant problems have been elicited and innovative solutions for the digitally networked company of the future have been transferred to industry.


Germany’s leading business-oriented research institution in the field of AI methods
Non-profit research organization with 30 shareholders
24 research areas with approx. 1100 AI researchers
Research area Smart Service Engineering (SSE), Prof. Dr. Ing. Wolfgang Maaß

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The Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) is the German civil defense and disaster control organization of the Federal Government with volunteer helpers and full-time employees (§ 1 para. 1 THW Act) in the portfolio of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Construction and Home Affairs. The federal agency has its headquarters in Bonn-Lengsdorf. THW was founded on August 22, 1950, and has been an unincorporated federal agency under public law with its own administrative substructure since August 25, 1953.

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Development, manufacturing and distribution of products for intravascular medicine
Product distribution in Germany with own sales force
Worldwide medical device distribution
Cooperation with stonegarden technologies GmbH to develop a platform-based tool to improve material management in hospitals.

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SICK develops and produces sensor and system solutions worldwide for many industries in factory, logistics and process automation. With sensor intelligence and application solutions, SICK creates the perfect basis for safe and efficient control of processes, for protecting people from accidents, and for preventing environmental damage.
Employees: 10204
Turnover: 1751 Mio.€
approx. 40,000 products and solutions

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SME based in Hamburg and Berlin, which was founded in 2016 (120 employees),
developing innovative AI-based software for the healthcare sector (for coding and clinical decision support),
in use at 450 hospitals

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Affiliated institute of Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, founded in 1991 with over 300 employees in the 4 research areas of Energy, Health, Production & Transport. Implementation of research projects with an annual turnover of € 21 million (2020) from public funding and direct commissions (70% third-party funding). Central research question: How can the digitalization of the energy transition be designed safely?

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Company with a history of almost 110 years of innovation in Germany.
Expertise from the fields of AI, cloud and cross-industry experience with
Member of IDSA and GAIA-X

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Interdisciplinary working group of lawyers and computer scientists headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Sorge
Institutional Integration: Institute for Legal Informatics, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, and associated with the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security.
Extensive experience and collaboration in third-party funded projects (BMBF, BMWi, BMJV, DFG, …)

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