Opening Up New Horizons

Centre of Excellence for Security and Technology

The centre of excellence for security and technology (fit4sec) will be supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as part of the "Deutsche Antragsteller fit für Europa“ (German Applicants fit for Europe) scheme. fit4sec pursues the aim of pooling expertise in the German security sector so as to successfully form German-European research alliances together with academic partners and end users. The intention of this is to improve the baseline situation of German enterprises significantly for participating in European security research projects. The core team of fit4sec comprises the IABG in Ottobrunn and Berlin, Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security in Potsdam, Fraunhofer FOKUS in Berlin and the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Munich.


fit4sec Publication: Security Management Education in Europe

Since July 2016 the Policy Paper (No.6) of Alexis Below on „Scanning the Landscape of Security Management Education in Europe” is available under...


Secure Societies: unlocking innovation - novel security...

The Workshop will take place from the 8th till the 9th of November 2016 (Comics Art Mueseum Brussels, Belgium).  A detailed programme and a registration...

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