OFFIS - Institute of Information Technology
OFFIS – Institut für Informatik (Institute for Information Technology) is a research institute located in the industrial area of Oldenburg. It is an application-oriented research and development institute and a center of excellence for selected areas of information technology and its fields of application. The institute is divided into three research divisions: Energy, Health and Transportation, that includes the competence center of Human-Machine Interaction. It works closely together with the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, which is one of the important and highly regarded educational facilities in northwestern Germany. It specializes in interdisciplinary research in sustainable development and renewable energy, with a focus on solar and wind energy.