Research & expertise

Stelar provides research on privacy design of new security and medical technologies. We achieve impact developing design proposals following legal requirements in close cooperation with technologists. This is with a view to contribute to policy-making and technical standardisation. 

Together with faculties, manufacturers and users STELAR contributes to ICT, AI, digital security and digital health research in EU-funded projects. STELAR’s approach of a data protection and privacy design received recognition and excellent scores. 

Our researchers have experience from national and EU institutions (e.g. European Data Protection Supervisor) in the field of cybersecurity, data protection, digital privacy, and health informatics. We authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, contribute to public consultations of European policy-makers, and participate in international technical committees.

Our physical base is in Hamburg, Germany, but our home is in ICT, data protection and privacy law and engineering.