The region of Rhine-Main is one of the strongest economic and research centres in Germany and across Europe. Frankfurt am Main and Darmstadt, two outstanding university cities, have joined forces in the fields of finance and cybersecurity to deliver marketable solutions for the digitisation of Germany.
Platz der Einheit 2
60327 Frankfurt am Main
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Fraunhofer-Institut für Sichere
Philipp S. Krüger
Tel.: +49 (0) 6151 869 521
Frankfurt am Main is an international financial centre boasting a high concentration of outstanding universities. The FinTech Digital Hub Frankfurt builds upon these locally founded strengths. It unites players from the financial sector and the entrepreneurial scene, who work together on new security products and infrastructures for the financial market. Innovative entrepreneurial ideas are developed into market-ready products in the environment of scientific institutions, and in partnership with businesses.
- Focal points: cybersecurity, protection of privacy
- Supporters: Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT, IHK Darmstadt Rhein Main Neckar, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt
- Partners: Software AG, media transfer AG, GridLevel GmbH, DARZ GmbH
Darmstadt features a high concentration of universities as well as a healthy digital ecosystem. In a national competition held by Bitkom, Darmstadt was honoured with the title of Digitale Stadt or ‘Digital City’ for 2017. The Cybersecurity Digital Hub Darmstadt builds upon these locally founded strengths. It connects players from established companies, the research sector, and the entrepreneurial scene, who work together to develop innovative security products and infrastructures before launching these on the market.