If you’ve ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you’ve probably used Akamai. Our solutions help to deliver the best online experiences on any device, anywhere.

Success in today’s hyperconnected world is based largely on an organization’s ability to deliver engaging online experiences – despite the performance and security weaknesses presented by the public Internet. Akamai addresses this challenge head on, enabling our customers to:

  • Optimize for multi-device delivery
  • Scale to deliver quality video over IP
  • Accelerate enterprise and branch office connections
  • Secure cloud-based data, applications and websites

Akamai has deployed the most pervasive, highly distributed cloud optimization platform, delivering over 2 trillion Internet interactions daily and creating a powerful layer of defense to withstand today’s attacks while anticipating and mitigating future threats. As networks and applications continue to grow in complexity and the world becomes even more reliant on the Internet, Akamai’s CDN, cloud, mobile and security services deliver a secure, high-quality experience on any device.

By enabling businesses to reach broadcast scale audiences, process secure transactions and make enterprise business applications available to a mobile global workforce, Akamai removes the complexities of technology and helps companies accelerate innovation in a hyperconnected world. That’s why one out of every three Global 500® companies trusts Akamai.

Please find more information about Akamai here

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Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH

Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH (MR), based in Regensburg, Germany, and 34 subsidiaries and 5 affiliated companies around the world enjoy success in the global niche markets of electrical energy technology. The company, founded in 1868, is mainly family-owned and is now managed by the fifth generation of the family. In the 2015 fiscal year, 3,200 employees produced a turnover of 700 million Euros. 50 % of the power consumed around the world is regulated by MR products.

MR is the global market leader in power transformer regulation. MR tap changers and de-energized tap-changers adjust the transmission ratio of the primary to the secondary transformer winding in order to adapt to changing load ratios and, together with innovative sensors, electronics, and information and communication technology thereby help to ensure a reliable power supply around the world. Project planning is also undertaken for turnkey solutions for the non-reactive operation of critical industrial applications and supply security in power distribution grids facing increasingly fluctuating feed-in. Other parts of the business deliver stationary and mobile test and measurement technology systems for high-voltage devices or manufacture composite hollow insulators and fiber glass-reinforced plastics for products subject to high mechanical and electrical loads. Customers include manufacturers of high-voltage equipment and systems, transmission and power distribution grid operators, and large electricity users in heavy industry. Business is driven by global population growth, the expansion of infrastructure in developing countries and emerging markets, reinvestments in industrialized nations, feed-in from renewable energies, and industrial applications which respond sensitively to fluctuations in electricity quality.

Please find more information about MR here

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Germany Section

The IEEE Germany Section covers the geographical area of the Federal Republic of Germany and has currently more than 7.600 active members. The Section's Bylaws provide the basis for membership and administration. The technical activities are concentrated in the so-called Society Chapters.

Please find more information about the Germany Section here

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Create Amazing Experiences for Every Person on Earth, Starting with You.

From our very first products in 1969, Intel has been a world leader in technological innovation. You may know our processors, but we are about so much more. We are inventors seeking to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth. We not only power the latest technology and the cloud you depend on, we drive policy, diversity, sustainability, and education worldwide to create an environment which celebrates brilliance wherever it is found. Working at Intel is more than a career, it’s an opportunity to experience the future.

When you work at Intel, you join a team of passionate innovators that seeks to shape the world around us by bringing smart, connected devices to everyone, everywhere. We provide value both to our customers and to society by boldly expanding boundaries of technology and by driving policy, diversity, sustainability, and education all around the world. We offer our employees more than just world-class compensation and benefits, we give you the tools to challenge yourself and the status quo, to be a part of our efforts to make technology smarter, and to experience the amazing. Our environment of diverse ideas and cultures will continually teach you new approaches to complex problems while we benefit from your ideas and expertise. At Intel, we enable you to explore your possibilities as you grow, reinvent, and revolutionize yourself and our world.

Please find more information about Intel here

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Communication Society

Founded in 1952 with the formation of IRE’s (the Institute of Radio Engineers) Professional Group on Communications Systems (PGCS), IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) has evolved into a diverse group of global industry professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications technologies.

IEEE ComSoc members stay on top of the world of communications technology by accessing up-to-the-minute technical information, networking with other experts in the field, and leveraging many other exclusive benefits.

Today, IEEE ComSoc is a leading global community comprised of a diverse group of industry professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications technologies. To that end, the Society sponsors publications, conferences, educational programs, local activities, and technical committees that:

  • Foster original work in all aspects of communications science, engineering, and technology
  • Encourage the development of applications that use signals to transfer voice, data, image, and/or video information between locations
  • Promote the theory and use of systems involving all types of terminals, computers, and information processors; all pertinent systems and operations that facilitate transfer; all transmission media; switched and unswitched networks; and network layouts, protocols, architectures, and implementations
  • Strongly advance developments toward meeting new market demands in systems, products, and technologies such as personal communications services, multimedia communications systems, enterprise networks, and optical communications systems

  • Please find more information about the Communication Society here

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    Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.

    Learn more here

    Kaspersky Academy

    Kaspersky Academy is a project – a series of projects – dedicated to supporting young talents in IT security. We search for and encourage talented young people, giving them an opportunity to be noticed and to develop their knowledge and skills. We believe that a new generation of highly qualified specialists is the basis of a secure future for everyone.

    More information you can find here

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    Riedel Communications

    Riedel Communications designs, manufactures and distributes the most pioneering real-time networks for video, audio, data and communications for broadcast, pro-audio, event, sports, theatre and security applications worldwide. The products reflect today’s leading-edge technologies that translate tomorrow's demands into today's solutions. Riedel also includes a large rental operation that provides radio and intercom services, event IT solutions as well as fiber-based and wireless audio & video transmission systems for large scale events such as Olympic Games or World Cups.

    Founded as a garage company in 1987, Wuppertal-based Riedel has become a leading provider of high-profile signal transport and communications solutions with 400 employees in 14 offices around the globe.

    Thanks to our innovative solutions for communications, signal and data transport, we deliver excellency to the extended event industry including broadcast, event productions, international games, motorsports, and theaters as well as for industrial, enterprise and government applications.

    Riedel’s products are used around the globe 24/7 and are manufactured in our headquarters in Wuppertal, Germany. We design solutions to meet the customer’s highest expectations and demands. This has been our philosophy since the beginning nearly 30 years ago. Today, we are focused on it more than ever as few industries have developed so dynamically as broadcast, media and entertainment.

    Please find more information about Riedel here

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    CipSoft is an independent developer and operator of online games for various platforms. Our portfolio includes the MMORPG Tibia which ranks among Europe's most successful online games, and TibiaME, the first online role-playing game for mobile phones.

    Apart from updating these games with new content and features on a regular basis, our main focus lies on the development of new products that provide the same kind of infinite entertainment as our existing games do.

    The company is located in Regensburg and run by two of its original founders. This autonomy allows us to concentrate on long-term success instead of short-term profit. It also encourages innovative thinking and enables us to realize our own ideas.

    Please find more information about CipSoft here

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    Industry Applications Society

    If your engineering interests are the needs of the industrial or commercial sector, the Industry Applications Society (IAS) will be a valuable professional connection.

    One of the largest special interest societies within the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the IAS focuses specifically on the unique needs of industry and commerce.

    IAS is a source of professional power to its nearly 13,000 worldwide members. Through a network of over 300 chapters globally, regional events and national and international conferences, the society keeps members abreast of current developments in the area of technology in electricity and electronics. IAS enriches both its individual members and the industry as a whole through the sharing of specific industry-related solutions.

    Please find more information about the Industry Applications Society here

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    Nuclear and Plasma Science Society

    The IEEE Technical Society that covers the fields of Fusion Technology, Nuclear Medical and Imaging Sciences, Particle Accelerator Science and Technology, Pulsed Power Systems, Radiation Effects, Radiation Instrumentation, Plasma Sciences and Applications, Standards for Nuclear Instruments and Detectors, and Computer Applications in Nuclear and Plasma Sciences.

    • Organizes and supports many symposia, conferences and workshops each year.
    • Publishes three Transactions (one in collaboration with three other societies).
    • Publishes a Newsletter that reaches all members three times a year.
    • Presents awards each year to recognize major contributors to the field.
    • Access to publications through IEEE Xplore™ on-line.
    • Save on conference registration.
    • Keep in touch via the NPSS Newsletter (worth more than the dues by itself!).
    • Support the growth of the profession.
    • Get involved in the affairs of NPSS and help direct and further promote our profession and make further valuable contacts.

    Please find more information about the Nuclear and Plasma Science Society here

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    Photonics Society

    The Society's Field of Interest is lasers, optical and photonic devices, optical fibers, and associated lightwave technology and their systems and applications. The society is concerned with transforming the science of materials, optical phenomena, and quantum electronic devices into the design, development, and manufacture of photonic technologies. The Society promotes and cooperates in the educational and technical activities which contribute to the useful expansion of the field of quantum opto-electronics and applications.

    The Photonics Society shall advance the interests of its members and the laser, optoelectronics, and photonics professional community by:

  • providing opportunities for information exchange, continuing education, and professional growth
  • publishing journals, sponsoring conferences, and supporting local chapter and student activities
  • formally recognizing the professional contributions of members
  • representing the laser, optoelectronics, and photonics community and serving as its advocate within the IEEE, the broader scientific and technical community, and society at large.

  • Please find more information about the Photonics Society here

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    OTH Regensburg Friends’ Association

    Promoting. Networking. Collaborating.

    These are our tools to build and strengthen a strong network between university, business, students and alumni. OTH Regensburg Friends’ Association has been working for about 60 years on and with this network and promotes the university’s image in this way.


    We support teaching, research and further education at OTH Regensburg. We honour outstanding and dedicated students, foster student projects and events, and attract sponsors and donations.


    We build relationships in order to create a stage for the exchange of know-how and experiences between university, businesses, alumni, sponsors and students.


    By encouraging the exchange between like-minded people from research, education and business, promoting congresses and workshops as well as advocating intercultural contacts and cooperations we collaborate and bring new ideas and impulses to the university.

    Promoting. Networking. Collaborating – Join in!

    Your benefits:

    • Network, contacts and know-how
    • Information and news about OTH Regensburg
    • "Early bird booking option“ for events with limited attendance such as business excursions and alumni regulars’ tables
    • Discounts on university events
    • Discounts on training and further education offers at the ZWW

    Additional benefits for businesses:

    • Possibility to present the company at OTH Regensburg
    • Inclusion of the company logo on the Friends’ Association’s website free of charge

    Annual minimum membership fee:

    Individuals, businesses, associations: ...... 52 Euro
    Students: .................................................. 11 Euro

    For graduates of OTH Regensburg, the membership is free of charge for the first year.

    Donations and membership fees are tax deductible.

    Please find more information about the OTH Regensburg Friends’ Association here

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    Interested in being a part of SYP 2016?

    The Congress consists not only of social and networking events, but also of a great number of different workshops and talks. Because of this, sponsorship is important not only for financial reasons, but especially because we would like our sponsors to give talks about interesting topics they work on. To provide a diverse and interesting program for all participants we are looking for innovative companies who are willing to help us deliver an outstanding congress.

    Feel free to send us a message!