FUSION - From research to market

Fusion conflates trailblazing technological approaches with the most pressing cybersecurity challenges that society and economy face in the age of digitalization. The project is sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

What we do

In close cooperation with its partners, Fusion aims at fostering entrepreneurial initiatives within the encompassing spectrum of privacy and cybersecurity as a transversal issue in science, society and economy. Startups and tinkerers are provided with optimal preconditions at the melting pot of academia and marketable solutions. Fusion builds a strong network for cybersecurity within the greater region and beyond.

Raise Awareness

Fusion aims at confronting market-oriented students, researchers and alumni with applied solutions. Therefore, reports and information on recent market developments are provided and challenges in technical implementations are discussed. Along with entrepreneurial and industrial experts as well as the Helmholtz Association, a fertile breeding ground for perceiving and exchanging business opportunities is created. 

Encourage Tinkering

Through entrepreneurial education, team formation and project-based coaching by internal and external experts, qualitative evolvement of ideas is assured. Novel approaches are taken at the initial stage of solution development. Feedback at the individual level includes input from tech-side by world class researchers at CISPA and business-side by Fusion partners.

Promote Projects

Once the possible realization of emerging ideas has been proven, Fusion promotes the development of marketable products. Teams are supported in business development as well as in terms of useful tools and methods in product development. Through contacts to entrepreneurs at various stages within the founding process, operational challenges can be mastered.

Support Growth

An upscaling of evolved business models is facilitated by optional access to industrial network and finance partners. In addition, Fusion provides advice regarding subsidy programs, legal conditions, regulatory trends and sales. Together with its partners from entrepreneurship and industry, startups are supported by international market entry and proposed to participate at pitch events with varying scope.

Fusion supports project teams within the master’s program in Entrepreneurial Cybersecurity at Saarland University. The program teaches advanced techniques and state-of-the-art research in cybersecurity and enables students to apply and put this knowledge into practice by developing a cybersecurity project, write a proof of concept, and develop a market-ready product.

Events

Find out more about upcoming events of Fusion and CISPA.

Startups

News

@nimiq

Are you attending #web3summit?
Team #Nimiq will be there as well!
Make sure to say hi, we love talking to new peopl… https://t.co/PxlqBkQxl6

18th August 2019

@nimiq

Start using #nimiq in < 30 sec !
#Easy #Cryptocurrency
https://t.co/BJNGCRdNQC

16th August 2019

@aircloak

@yvesalexandre @USENIXSecurity Nonetheless, it is very important to see how attacks are being run, even against an earlier design. 4/4

16th August 2019

@aircloak

@yvesalexandre @USENIXSecurity Unlike 99.9% of privacy technology vendors, we are very open with our approach in or… https://t.co/88nKuaRkui

16th August 2019

@aircloak

@yvesalexandre @USENIXSecurity We’re employing a far advanced version of Diffix that prevents this and similar atta… https://t.co/60gIr9YmF7

16th August 2019

@nimiq

Major release!
Version 1.5.0 of #Nimiq Core:
– New Pico Consensus for very fast light client Blockchain sync
– High… https://t.co/46NvG40Wpy

16th August 2019

CISPA

📰KNOB-Attack macht Schlagzeilen📰.
Viele Medien berichten über die Sicherheitslücke in Bluetooth-Geräten, die von einem internationalen Forscherteam unter Beteiligung von CISPA-Faculty Nils Ole Tippenhauer entdeckt wurde.
>>> hier ein beispielsweise Textt von Golem.de👇👇👇

16th August 2019

@nimiq

#Nimiq is taking part in the beta release of @KuCoinPlay. A reward-based educational platform from @KuCoin.

Detail… https://t.co/ES1g00cib3

16th August 2019

@CISPA

RT @technoradar: Himo C16: Xiaomi bringt E-Mofa mit zwei Sitzplätzen für rund 330 Euro https://t.co/9J5aHxccZO via @golem

16th August 2019

@CISPA

RT @securitynews_de: KNOB-Angriff: 8-Bit-Verschlüsselung mit Bluetooth https://t.co/mu6xYQPM4T

16th August 2019

@nimiq

Announcing #Nimiq Checkout!
A payment solution based on #SmartContracts that allows online merchants to accept $BTC… https://t.co/rqtuTW8Qc5

15th August 2019

@nimiq

Start using #nimiq in < 30 sec !
#Easy #Cryptocurrency
https://t.co/BJNGCRdNQC

15th August 2019

@nimiq

We are excited to announce that #Nimiq is part of @KuCoin’s beta launch of @KuCoinPlay
More details here:… https://t.co/eyqdzaCy61

15th August 2019

@nimiq

Who could have known that user experience was so important?… 😉
https://t.co/YqFmelya25

15th August 2019

@CISPA

A new #Bluetooth vulnerability named “KNOB” has been disclosed by @CISPA-Faculty Nils Tippenhauer, Daniele Antoniol… https://t.co/bjHuAaPPjc

14th August 2019

Contact

Lukas Bieringer

bieringer AT cispa.saarland
+49 681 302 71960
CISPA – Room 1.03

Advisory Board

Sven Weizenegger

Co-Founder at Perseus. Former Senior Vice President Security at Kreditech. Spokesman of Cyber Sec at German Startups Association.

Dr. Mathias Bauer

Founder at KIANA Systems. Co-Head of Advanced Analytics at KPMG. Holds a PhD and Master of Science in Computer Science from Saarland University.  Research Fellow at German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence.

Philipp von Styp-Rekowsky

Founder at Nimiq.
Holds a Bachelor of Science from German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence and a Master of Science from Max Planck Institute for Computer Science.