The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT helps to shape the future with novel, market-oriented products. Our specific strength is a comprehensive system design process, from test and validation of concepts to the handover of well-implemented systems. In addition to our services in the areas cooperation systems, life science informatics and risk management, we focus on sensor technologies and embedded systems. Application domains range from proactive assistance in maintenance and warehouse picking to mobile guides for fairs. Current activities focus on adaptive energy efficiency trough smart monitoring and control of energy consumption in business based systems, especially in the automotive sector.