Applied Research Projects

Against the backdrop of an increasingly competitive environment and increasingly stringent underlying conditions, new complex issues and challenges arise for companies. Therefore, novel and holistic approaches in the context of a sustainable and value-oriented corporate management are required for long-term solutions.

Through our proven expertise at the interface of Financial management, Information Management and Business & Information Systems Engineering as well as through our ability to combine methodological know-how at the highest scientific level with a customer-focused, goal and solution oriented way of working, the Research Center Finance & Information Management and the Project Group Business & Information Systems Engineering of the Fraunhofer FIT support companies from various sectors in applied research projects.


In applied research projects, the staff of the Research Center Finance & Information Management and the Project Group Business & Information Systems Engineering of the Fraunhofer FIT acts as “think tank” and develops innovative concepts and solutions for complex and individualproblems. Thus, we apply and further refine latest scientific findings and methods. As a result, we obtain unique results with which your companyis able to differentiate itself in the market and generate competitive advantages in the future.

The implementation and success of projects require a holistic approach. We help to identify and define challenges, develop individual concepts and solutions, and monitor their implementation until long-term market success is achieved. Continuous support and trustful cooperation ensures the establishment and maintenance of competitive critical know-how to our customers. A cooperation is possible in all phases of the project life cycle.

The levels business model, business processes, application systems and infrastructure are not independent of each other. Therefore, an integrated view across all levels is essential. Deep professional knowledge of the interfaces between business and IT is very important. Our project teams consist of employees with complementary and matching skills in various professional areas (among others Business Administration, Business & Information Systems Engineering, Business Mathematics, Business Engineering, aComputer Science).

The focus of our projects is analysis, economic evaluation and development of innovative solutions in various business sectors.

The professional expertise, which we build up within our research activities, forms the essential basis for our project activities. Currently, we deal with the following research topics:


Further detailed information about our professional expertise as well as an overview of past and current projects are provided on the webpages of the respective field of competence.

You are interested to cooperate with us in an applied research project or wish to obtain more information? Then please feel free to contact us at any time at or get in touch with the contact person of the relevant field of competence.