CISPA is currently in the founding process to join the German Helmholtz Association as a new member. It is consequently undergoing significant organizational changes, which are not yet reflected on this webpage.

For further information on the above mentioned founding process, please refer to the official press release by the State Chancellery of Saarland.

Recent News on the Transformation Process


The location of the first construction phase has been agreed upon. For further information, please refer to the official press release .

15. October 2014

Cisco Award for CISPA Spin-off Aircloak

The CISPA Spin-off Aircloak founded by Paul Francis is one of the winners of the Cisco IoT Innovation and Security Challenge. The award is endowed with prize money of 75.000 US Dollars.
The winners were presented by Cisco at the IoT World Forum in Chicago on October 15th.

Aircloak is one of currently four successful CISPA Spin-offs and offers solutiions for privacy-preserving user-analytics.
Cisco Announcement