Software Campus at CeBIT 2017


Alumni Fabian Bendun was honored with the CeBIT Innovation Award.

With “SYOD” (Select Your Own Device), the latest development from Backes SRT GmbH, Fabian Bendun and, his colleagues won the third prize at this year’s CeBIT Innovation Awards. “SYOD” ensures a clear separation of professional and private data on a device – and offers even small businesses professional IT security for the business use of private devices.

In addition to the prize money, the t”am made use of the possibility to present their product at the stand of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Minister Johanna Wanka, who presented the award with together Gesche Joost, Digital Champion of the Federal Republic, also visited the winners at the stand and had the application explained to her.

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Sebastian Baumbach und Sascha Hauke win at BMWI’s “Start-up Contest – Digital Innovations”

Software Campus graduates from TU Darmstadt (Dr. Sascha Hauke) and from DFKI (Sebastian Baumbach) are among the winners of the first prize at the innovation competition initiated by the BMWI. Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Brigitte Zypries honors the winners at the BMWI stand.

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Research projects


At the Fraunhofer stand, Christian Jung, Manuel Rudolph and Denis Feth distribute “data protection to go”. They presented INDU2CE, a solution for active and operative data security.

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BPM for Industry 4.0 Lego-Factory

Sharam Dadashnia and Tim Niesen showed at the Saarland University stand how dynamic planning, controlling and risk assessment of production processes using process execution data works by the example of intelligent LEGO®-production modules.

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“Hand in hand with the robot”: With the demonstrator ‘Mixed Reality Production 4.0’ Mohammad Mehdi Moniri and his colleagues at DFKI showed, together with the BMBF, new and crosstown ways of human-robot-collaboration (MRK) for production across locations.

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Graduates as founders



Product launch at CeBIT: Tim Polzehl and his team took their new product “MarketEcho” to the innovation market Berlin & Brandenburg. Tim also presented it at the Future Talk.

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Sebastian Baumbach and his team showed the prototype of their health tracking system for cows at the DFKI stand. InnoCow, a sensor-protected heat and health monitoring system, provides farmers with information about their animals at an early stage.

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Nicolai Erbs and his team presented their EXIST-funded start-up Privalino – “Children chatting safely” at the Hessen stand. Through machine learning techniques and language processing, Privalino analyzes a chat user’s writing style and extracts linguistic characteristics. With intelligent algorithms, the software learns and classifies patterns for cyber grooming and warns children and their parents.

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Maximilian Junker and his colleagues presented services and tools for improvement of software requirements and tests at the Bayern Innovativ stand.

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