Software Development in Kaiserslautern

The Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE

Our vision: A better life, sustainability and economic success through reliable digital ecosystems

For more than 25 years, we at Fraunhofer IESE have been one of the leading research institutions in the field of software and system development methods. With our applied research, we develop innovative solutions for the design of dependable digital ecosystems. In doing so, we aim to accelerate the economic and social benefits for our customers.

Fraunhofer IESE provides support in overcoming challenges in a wide range of application fields with special expertise in »Automotive and Mobility«, »Production«, »Digital Business«, »Smart City and Smart Region«, »Defence«, »Agriculture and Food« and »Digital Healthcare«. In over 2000 projects, the institute has transferred cutting-edge research into sustainable business practices and innovative products, with a current focus on the topics of »Digital Ecosystems«, »Dependable AI«, »Digital Twin / Virtual Engineering« and »System Modernisation«.


  • Digital ecosystems
  • Dependable AI
  • Digital twins
  • System modernisation