Fraunhofer Embedded Systems Alliance

The Fraunhofer Alliance Embedded Systems

Embedded systems are a central component of technology products, e.g., in transportation, medical technology, or automation. In addition, they are usually interconnected with each other and increasingly open (e.g., towards the Internet).
Embedded systems are encountered as control units, as groups of control units, as groups of control units in a system (e.g., an airplane), and as stand-alone systems, which includes being embedded in their operating systems. The latter are also called “Cyber-Physical Systems”.

Making Static Analysis More Accessible to Software Developers

Fraunhofer IEM, Press Release, June 24, 2016

© Photo Fraunhofer IEM

Thien-Duyen Lisa Nguyen Quang Do, research fellow at Fraunhofer IEM.

For her contribution to this year´s Student Research Competition of the »37th annual ACM SIGPLAN conference on Programming Language Design and Im-plementation (PLDI)«, a Fraunhofer research fellow scored first place in the PLDI Student Research Competition, and is therefore selected for the Grand Finals of the »ACM Student Research Competition.«

Smart IT protects our most valuable asset

Fraunhofer Alliance Embedded Systems, Press Release, November 16, 2015

Embedded systems support patients and doctors: With the help of smart embedded software, many people can receive better and more continuous care even today. In emergencies, too, interconnected IT solutions help to save crucial minutes of precious time for the patient.