achelos creates greater security in a connected world

achelos headquarter in Paderborn

achelos GmbH is a system house for cybersecurity and digital identity management based in Paderborn and founded in 2008. As an independent provider, we develop robust solutions and offer service packages in various expansion stages for secure products and applications.

Our key areas are in the fields of healthcare, industry, the public sector and digital payment. We successfully implement security standards in turnkey solutions which also meet compliance requirements. Customers benefit from our holistic approach – from consulting and conception to software development and certification, and up to and including secure operation.

At achelos, our customers’ requirements take centre stage. We focus on first-class advice, efficient processes, and a strong network of partners to achieve the best possible solutions for our customers. Our highly-motivated teams of experts work daily to shape a connected future which provides greater security.

Our vision

We provide enhanced security for a connected world! 

Our vision is to become the leading solution provider and the foremost cybersecurity enabler in the field of digital connectivity and digital identity management.


Our mission

We provide secure connectivity and a secure transfer of data.

We make products more secure by supporting our customers over their entire development process – from design to certification – with our security competence. 

We are agile, efficient and motivated.


Our innovations

To permanently underpin the innovative strength of achelos, we invest a fixed annual percentage of our revenue in innovations.

We see quality as a corporate value and a clear competitive advantage

We combine our expert know-how with reliability and transparency to maintain our high standard of quality on a permanent basis.

Expert know-how

What our customers appreciate!
Our team consists of recognised experts for cybersecurity and digital identity management. With our qualified expertise and strong technological competence, we are highly motivated to push forward and make a connected future which offers greater security each day.


We provide reliable products, solutions and services!
Our range of services complies with the strictest standards of quality. We implement our projects in accordance with defined and agile processes. Our solutions and services are highly efficient, secure and represent the utmost quality.


Clear communication creates transparency and trust!
Transparency in our communications – particularly in interaction with our customers – is part and parcel of achelos’ quality policy. We foster a trustworthy and cooperative business relationship with our customers, working in accordance with clearly defined processes and maintaining an open and transparent corporate culture.

Expertise combined with reliability and transparency

Quality at achelos

We see quality as a corporate value and a clear competitive advantage

Certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and Common Criteria

achelos GmbH is certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 27001. This means that achelos guarantees a high standard of quality and operates an effective management system relating to quality and information security. 

Having gained certification of the development site in line with Common Criteria and its own accredited CC evaluators, achelos is able to support even the most ambitious development projects. 


ISO 9001 Certificate

ISO 27001 Certificate

Common Criteria Site Certificate


Our promise

We – the management and the team from achelos – pledge to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards. To ensure the long-term satisfaction of our customers, we are committed to continuously improving our quality management and the quality of our products, solutions and services and to maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of our processes.

We are committed to our social and ecological responsibility and undertake to regard the corporate policy, the management system and its objectives as our common quality standard and to align all activities within the company in accordance with this.

Management board
Carola Schwarzenberg, Thomas Freitag, Felix Wolf

May 2008

Based in

Independent system house for cybersecurity and digital identity management

Expert know-how
Comprehensive IT security expertise with special know-how in

  • Cryptography
  • Embedded Development
  • Public Key Infrastructures
  • Telematics Infrastructure (TI) 
  • eSIM Management


  • ISO 9001 and ISO 27001
  • Common Criteria 


  • Health
  • Industry
  • Mobility
  • Public Sector
  • Digital Payment
  • Telecommunications 

Range of services

  • Consultation
  • Software Development
  • Testing
  • Security Engineering
  • Approval Support
  • System Integration
  • Test Suites & Simulations
  • Managed Services
  • eSIM Management

Overarching security issues and industry solutions for the national and international market.

Customers | Partners

  • Private Companies
  • Public Institutions
  • Organisations with a requirement for cybersecurity solutions in security-critical fields of application


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