The fast transfer from research to safe application is very important. New manufacturing technologies and materials can only be successfully implemented if companies train their employees accordingly. In accordance with this need, application-oriented and quality-assured seminars for personnel qualification are being offered. Furthermore, for the very important topic of cyber- security, Fraunhofer offers seminars and training courses on a wide variety of subjects relating to IT-security and cyber security. This includes seminars on the threat situation for industrial production systems, also in conjunction with the digital transformation. In addition, reports and analyses for various advanced technologies of special interest in different industries are carried out as contract services.