Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI
Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI

Future SOC Lab (Service-Oriented Computing)

The HPI Future SOC Lab provides researchers with free of charge access to a powerful IT landscape. It aims at enabling and promoting exchange between the research community and industry. We invite researchers from all scientific areas and universities worldwide to use the Lab‘s resources to conduct their research activities.

Call for Proposals

Proposal Submission

In the semi-annual Call for Projects the submission of project proposals is possible. If access to resources is still required for an ongoing project, a new project proposal can be submitted. 

The HPI Future SOC Lab’s Steering Committee, which comprises representatives of HPI and the industry partners, will decide about the approval of your project proposals. This will be done during the Future SOC Lab Day.

Project Steps

Step 1: Submit Project Proposal

Submit Project Proposal

You can submit a project proposal  for the next period via this form. All relevant information you can find on the Call for Proposals page. Project proposals can be handed in for new projects as well as for renewed access to infrastructure.

Step 2: Receive Decision

Receive Decision

During the HPI Future SOC Lab Day, the Steering Committee, which comprises representatives from HPI and industry partners, decides wheter a project will be approved or rejected.

Step 3: Get access to Ressources

Access IT landscape free of charge

Approved projects are granted access to resources until the next HPI Future SOC Lab Day (about 6 months).

Step 4: Document your results

Document Project Results

At the end of the project period, a final report and a poster on the research activities must be submitted. The templates and guidelines are here.

Step 5: Visit the HPI Future SOC Lab Day

Visit the HPI Future SOC Lab Day

Gain insights into the latest research questions and trends in IT companys. Register free of charge and and get the opportunity to exchange with researchers and industry representatives in addition to catering.

Project Steps

Upcoming Dates

Projects in Period Spring 2019

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Projects (Total)

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Project Partners and Industry Partners

Project Partners and Industry Partners



Contact us

The Lab is managed mainly by three employees who aim to provide you with the most suitable infrastructure. During the week, they are glad to support you with the use of IT resources. Please send us an email to futuresoc-lab(at)hpi.de.



Ayleen Oswald
Do you have questions about the processes in the Lab? Or regarding the Future SOC Lab Day?

Ayleen Oswald will answer to everything regarding strategy, processes, marketing and more.
Bernhard Rabe and Tobias Pape
Do you have questions about optimizing your configuration? Or problems with your access to resources? Or other infrastructure related topics?

Bernhard Rabe and Tobias Pape will answer to all topics related to IT infrastructure.