Company profile

SAP Research, CEC Karlsruhe
Vincenz-Priessnitz-Strasse 1
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Phone: +49 721 6902-86
Fax: +49 721 696816
 Dr. Andreas Friesen

SAP AG SAP is the world's leading provider of business software solutions. Today, more than 24,450 customers in over 120 countries run more than 84,000 installations of SAP(R) software-from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small and midsize businesses to enterprise-scale suite solutions for global organizations. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver(tm) platform to drive innovation and enable business change, mySAP(tm) Business Suite solutions are helping enterprises around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP industry solutions support the unique business processes of more than 25 industry segments, including high tech, retail, public sector and financial services. With subsidiaries in more than 50 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE under the symbol "SAP".

SAP Research is the technology research department of SAP, engaged in applied research and development at various research centres worldwide. Targeted to establish SAP as the thought leader in the area of innovative and breakthrough information technology, SAP Research determines the business value of new technologies and introduces new technology and concepts for future solutions that will be of strategic importance to SAP and its customers. Passed on to the appropriate SAP development group the new technology will be integrated into new or existing SAP offerings.

SAP’s contribution to FUSION and expected benefits

Major contributions of SAP are in the area of Business Process Fusion Approach and Methodology, Concept and Services Semantic Analysis, and Integration Mechanism for Semantic Business Process Fusion. SAP Research will ensure the exploitation of the project results by transferring new technology and concepts to appropriate SAP development groups where it will be evaluated if it could be integrated into new or existing SAP offerings. Potential target groups within SAP are business units and technology groups concerned with the solutions for SMEs and business process interoperability platform.



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