aiDa develops research prototypes in cooperation with partner companies and evaluates new computer science technologies with regard to their practical applicability.

aiDa combines research and development with teaching at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in practice-oriented projects. There is the possibility of graduating with a Master of Science (MSc) and a doctorate (PhD). This is also offered in particular to the employees of the partner companies.

aiDa carries out projects at the two university locations Darmstadt and Dieburg.

Range of Services

Implement Visions - Check Feasibility

aiDa develops the solution for your individual IT problem together with you.

A solution with us includes a technical concept, a prototype feasibility study and a profitability analysis - all tailored to your business environment.

Together, we create a sustainable basis for decision-making. Whether for optimising your internal IT or for services you provide to the market.

Smart Solutions for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Our offer is aimed in particular at small and medium-sized enterprises in the region.

From one-man businesses to large medium-sized companies, we have so far been able to successfully contribute to finding solutions. In this way, you can secure your competitive advantages with us in the long term.

Industry Advisory Board

  • Prof. Dr. Udo Bleimann (Coordinator Industry Advisory Board)
  • Andreas Brinkmann Board Member,
    Spirit/21 AG, Böblingen
  • Klaus Busch Vorstand,
    PanDacom Networking AG, Dreieich
  • Hans Hölsken Vice President,
    GoNetworks, Israel
  • Gerd-Lothar Leonhart Managing Director,
    Bull GmbH, Köln
  • Dr. Andreas Rösner Retired Member of the Board.,
    Allianz Dresdner Bauspar AG, Bad Vilbel
  • Michael Hauck Division Manager,
    Finanz Informatik, Frankfurt
  • Volker Visser Division Coordinator,
    Barmer GEK, Wuppertal
  • Dr. Markus Voß Managing Director,
    Accso - Accelerated Solutions GmbH, Darmstadt
  • Harald Zapp
    COO relayr GmbH und Managing Director iThings4U GmbH, Berlin
  • Dr. Stephan Verclas VP Innovation Management,
    T-Systems, München/Darmstadt

How to find us


Institute for Applied Computer Science Darmstadt (aIDa)

Schöfferstr. 8b
64295 Darmstadt

Board of Directors

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Humm

Communication Schöfferstraße 10
64295 Darmstadt
Office: D19, 2.10


Prof. Dr. Jens-Peter Akelbein

Communication Schöfferstraße 8b
64295 Darmstadt
Office: D19, 03.07


Prof. Dr. Peter Muth

Communication Schöfferstraße 8b
64295 Darmstadt
Office: D15, 3.03