HENSOLDT Technology Expert joins Fraunhofer Board of Trustees

Klaus P. Hruschka appointed – Technology network unites industry and research

New on the board of trustees of the Fraunhofer Institute FKIE: HENSOLDT employee Klaus P. Hruschka. Photo: HENSOLDT

Ulm/Germany, 24 June 2020 - Klaus P. Hruschka, head of technology sales at sensor specialist HENSOLDT, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Fraunhofer Institute FKIE (Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics) in Bonn-Wachtberg.

As a leading institute for application-oriented research and practical innovation in information and communication technology, the FKIE works in close cooperation with strategic partners on the entire processing chain of data and information. The board of trustees of the Fraunhofer FKIE meets once a year and advises the institute management on the technical orientation and structural changes of the institute.

For years, HENSOLDT has not only been working with the FKIE on a basis of trust, but also with other Fraunhofer Institutes such as the Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Technology (FHR) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, Systems Engineering and Image Exploitation (IOSB), as well as the German Aerospace Center (DLR).

Klaus Hruschka is also Chairman of the Security Committee of the German Federal Association of Security and Defence Industries (BDSV), a member of the Expert Group on ‘Innovation Gain’ and an active member of the R&T Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Carl Cranz Society.


HENSOLDT is a pioneer of technology and innovation in the field of defence and security electronics. Based in Taufkirchen near Munich, the company is a German Champion with strategic leadership positions in the field of sensor solutions for defence and non-defence applications. HENSOLDT develops new products to combat a wide range of threats based on innovative approaches to data management, robotics and cyber security. With approximately 5,500 employees, HENSOLDT generated revenues of 1.11 billion euros in 2019.


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