Fraunhofer Groups / Alliances

Fraunhofer Information and Communication Technology Group

As the largest ICT research group in Europe, the Fraunhofer Information and Communication Technology Group serves as a one-stop shop for industrial customers and media enterprises

The strengths of the member institutes are pooled strategically and marketed jointly. This network makes it possible to translate application-oriented research into customized, integrated solutions for a specific sector: 

  • tailored IT solutions
  • competent consulting on technological issues
  • pre-competitive research for new products and services

Regular economy summits unite the right partners from industry and research. The Fraunhofer Information and Communication Technology Group evolves strategies and visions for medium-term priority research areas, providing its member institutes with assistance in the transfer of technology and the marketing of their research activities. The ICT Group also publishes the economy magazine »InnoVisions«, which is available at the kiosk.

Business Areas

  • Digital media
  • E-Business
  • E-Government
  • Communication systems
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Medicine
  • Production
  • Security
  • Financial service provider 
  • Automotive  


Prof. Dr. Matthias Jarke

Chairman of the Fraunhofer Information and Communication Technology Group

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT FIT

Schloss Birlinghoven
53754 Sankt Augustin, Germany

Phone +49 2241 14-2925 
Fax +49 2241 14-2080