ATHENE (National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity)

National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity (ATHENE)

The National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity ATHENE is a research center of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft with the participation of the Fraunhofer Institutes SIT and IGD as well as the universities Technische Universität Darmstadt and Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. In a unique and innovative cooperation model of university and extra-university research, ATHENE conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of business, society and government and strives for academic leadership. ATHENE is an agile research organization and therefore capable of responding quickly to new challenges and emerging threats.

ATHENE is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art (HMWK) and is located in the science city of Darmstadt, Germany’s top address for cybersecurity research.