The Digital Business Processes Research and Transfer Center (RTC) focuses on the development, application possibilities and consequences of decentralised technologies in economic and scientific processes.

The Internet and the associated technologies have had a great impact on society and the economy. The current trend towards smart systems such as smart homes and smart cities has introduced new challenges in terms of the design of the security aspects of the corresponding technologies. The wide distribution of mobile devices that enable wireless communication supports the development of decentralised networks. Unfortunately, the rapid development and application of the technologies means that the corresponding security aspects still lack technological sophistication.

The Digital Business Processes RTC deals with the safe design of such distributed systems in various applications. These include the monitoring of transport logistics (HANSEBLOC), the development of digital object memories (DigitaP) and the decentralised management of scientific data (QPTDat). To achieve this goal, we work closely with several partners in industry and academia.

Current projects

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We offer students the opportunity to complete seminar papers, Bachelor's and Master's theses, and project papers. We also offer jobs in the form of student assistant or research assistant positions. We look forward to receiving your application.

For a list of our current offers, please have a look at our Offers page.


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