Putting research into practice

Supporting customers through software development with state-of-the-art methods and processes, thorough safety and security analysis, and powerful measurement and testing tools.

Enabling Digital Transformation One Rapid Innovation Lab at a Time

Technology is advancing faster and faster. At Fraunhofer CESE, we stay up to speed with the changing digital landscape so that you can, too. Find out how our RIL concept empowers our customers to quickly innovate and transforms their problems into solutions.

On the Road to Manufacturing 4.0

Following the success of the sold-out February 3rd presentation, find CESE’s Executive Director at the City Garage Foundery for a March 3rd encore presentation.

Advancing software research for nearly 20 years. Driving innovation in technology and industry.

Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering (CESE) conducts applied research and technology transfer to support the software-enabled innovations developed by our customers in industry, Government, and academia. CESE is affiliated with the University of Maryland (UMD) and works closely with its parent Institute, the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Together with these strategic partners, CESE develops and uses innovative, effective, and scalable model-based approaches to software and systems engineering to design and develop systems, to make those systems safe and secure, and to powerfully test and verify them. CESE also uses state-of-the-art measurement and analysis methods to support its customers’ software development process challenges.






CESE Forges U.S.-Ireland Research Collaboration with Lero


Hitting the Factory Floor for Maryland’s Manufacturing 4.0 at the Foundery


UMD and Fraunhofer Working to Minimize the Threat of Mobile Related Cybercrime


Fraunhofer CESE is hiring: Cybersecurity Researchers