Industrial Partners

BEITEN BURKHARDT is a commercial law practice with 280 lawyers, founded in Germany and active worldwide. Our wide range of expertise covers all areas of commercial law relevant to our clients, whether listed companies, large medium-sized companies, multinational corporations, the public sector or foundations.

In our Government & Public Sector team 34 highly qualified and specialized lawyers advise, support, and represent public entities at federal, state and regional level in all legal matters regarding public contracts, procurement procedures or concessions.

For many years, BEITEN BURKHARDT has focused on the defence and security sector. Our longstanding expertise enables us to provide optimal legal support to our clients in the national and international procurement markets, giving them the tools to respond to the changing legal Framework.

Die Cyber Akademie GmbH ist ein unabhängiges Aus- und Fortbildungszentrum zum Thema sichere Digitalisierung in Staat, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, IT-Sicherheit und Datenschutz. Die Cyber Akademie versteht sich als Kompetenzzentrum, welches Experten und Verantwortliche aus Wirtschaft, Verwaltung, Behörden und Organisationen mit Sicherheitsaufgaben und Wissenschaft zusammenbringt, um Trends und Entwicklungen zu erörtern sowie an der Entwicklung von IT-Sicherheitsstrategien und praxisnahen Lösungsansätzen mitzuwirken. Neben der Durchführung von entsprechenden Veranstaltungen (Konferenzen, Themenworkshops, Gesprächskreisen) gehören etwa 50 Aus-und Fortbildungsseminare aus den Bereichen IT-Sicherheit und Datenschutz, die sich in die Bereiche Recht, Organisation, Technik und Personenzertifizierung unterteilen, zum Portfolio der Cyber Akademie. Des Weiteren bietet die Cyber Akademie spezielle Trainings u.a. in den Bereichen Notfall- und Krisenmanagement, der Netzwerkverteidigung oder im Bereich Cyber Defence Simulation an.

Das Portfolio von Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding in den Bereichen Verteidigung und Sicherheit erfüllt weltweit alle Anforderungen für maritime Aufgaben im 21. Jahrhundert. Von schnellen Patrouillenbooten und modularen Hilfsschiffen über hochentwickelte Marineschiffe und modernste Fregatten bis hin zu strategischen Unterstützungsschiffen: Unsere Produktpalette umfasst nahezu jede Art von Seefahrzeug von sieben bis über 200 Meter Länge, das eine moderne Marineflotte mit vielseitigen Herausforderungen benötigt. Der Bau von Marineschiffen zusammen mit lokalen Partnern im Land des Kunden in Kombination mit dem Projektmanagement- und Engineering-Know-How von Damen hat hierbei seit Jahren Tradition.
Über 140 Jahre internationale Erfahrung
Die erfolgreiche Geschichte von Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding als größte niederländische Werft zeigt: Wir verfügen über umfassende Erfahrung, einzigartiges Know-How und streben konsequent nach Exzellenz. In der großen maritimen Tradition der Niederlande entwerfen, entwickeln und bauen wir seit der Gründung des Unternehmens im Jahr 1875 modernste Schiffe für unsere Partner in der ganzen Welt. Als Damen Shipyard Group mit rund 9.000 Mitarbeitern an über 30 Standorten weltweit ist es unser Anspruch, unseren Kunden stets unter Einhaltung aller Lieferfristen und Terminanforderungen das beste Produkt zum besten Preis zur Verfügung zu stellen.


ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH
For fifty years, ESG has been developing, integrating and operating security-critical IT and electronic systems for the military, public authorities and industry. With our logistics services and solutions, we ensure that these systems remain available and efficient when in operation. Our comprehensive cyber security and IT services contribute significantly to ensuring security in cyberspace. Among our customers are companies in the automotive, aerospace, defence and industrial goods industries.
As a special systems company, ESG has extensive expertise in customised command & control systems, mission avionics, special mission systems, simulation and logistics services. Our range of cyber security, intelligence and IT services increase the reliability and security of systems and IT infrastructure. In our Cyber Training & Simulation Center, we provide complementary training and testing Services.



Reliable and secure IT Solutions for critical missions
With over 30 years’ experience in mobile computing  our leading mobile technology has been optimizing our customers’ operations, delivering robust reliability, extended battery life and sunlight-readable displays the world over.

The fully rugged devices are certified in accordance with IP65 (IP68 in certain cases) plus MIL-STD-810G and MIL-STD-461E. Outstanding robustness in conjunction with long-lasting batteries as well as concealed mode (for some models) always ensures unlimited data access and communication capabilities – even in adverse conditions such as rain, snow, cold or heat, blinding sunlight, after impacts or vibrations in work vehicles.
Since many years Panasonic CPS is market leader having a 67 percent share of the European market for rugged and durable notebooks/2-in-1 devices as well as a 56 percent share of the market for robust tablets (VDC Research, March 2017).
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Since its foundation in Bilbao in 1990, Panda Security has been fighting against any threat to IT infrastructures of companies and home users. As a pioneer in the IT security sector the team of developers has always succeeded in increasing the security level of their customers significantly by setting important technological milestones. Today, Panda is considered as the ‘developer of the cloud principle in fighting malware’. (Source: Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, Gartner, 2012)
Based on its developments, the company provides a unique platform that is called Adaptive Defense and combines several technologies such as EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response), EPP (Endpoint Protection Platform), SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) and DLP (Data Loss Prevention). Thus a reliable protection on the endpoints is realized, e. g. against ransomware (CryptoLocker).
The company Panda Security with its headquarters in Spain is currently present in 16 countries, protects more than 30 million users worldwide and provides its solutions in 23 languages.

Schmidt & Bender GmbH & Co. KG is a German riflescope and opto-electronic system manufacturer. The family-run company was founded in 1957 by Helmut Schmidt and Helmut Bender. With more than 100 employees Schmidt & Bender develops and produces products of the highest quality and reliability with an optimum benefit for the costumer in all fields of application Hunting, Sport, Police and Military.
Therefore Schmidt & Bender is one of the world‘s leading riflescope manufacturers which are particularly appreciated by Special Forces. In constant dialogue with our customers new products are developed and optimized like the 3-20×50 PM II Ultra Short for a better usage with in front mounted night vision systems, which will also be used by the US Army as optics for their CSASS program. Besides that another success of the last month was winning the Bundeswehr tender “patrol configuration G28, part optics” with the 1-8×24 PMII ShortDot Dual CC.

Secusmart GmbH
Since being founded in 2007, Secusmart GmbH has developed into the global expert in secure communications it is today. Secusmart, a BlackBerry® subsidiary since the end of 2014, has been providing German government agencies, ministries and other official bodies with anti-eavesdropping solutions for mobile devices for more than eight years.

Secusmart is managed by its founder Dr Christoph Erdmann and Daniel Fuhrmann, who has been working for the company from the outset. Under their leadership, Secusmart has steadily grown and now supplies its trusted solutions to more than 20 governments worldwide. Today the German Federal administration alone has more than 12.000 devices in use.

Thanks to its spirit of innovation and development skills, Secusmart will continue to enjoy success by further transforming the provision of secure mobile communications for many years to come.