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About achelos GmbH

achelos creates greater security in the digital world

achelos is a manufacturer-independent software development and consulting firm based in Paderborn, Germany. Founded in 2008, the company develops and operates highly specialised products, solutions and services for security-critical applications in international markets.

Alongside general security-related topics, we focus on industry solutions in the healthcare, mobility, public and IoT segments. Our customers and partners include government institutions, private companies and organisations with security requirements for digital applications. Our ideas, products and solutions in the field of embedded security have been incorporated into many national and international projects.

With "Qumate", achelos offers an extensive portfolio of tools and services for testing, simulating and checking the function and conformity of network connections and components in line with international security standards. Our benchmark is ultimate IT security. To this end, we consistently develop products and solutions in line with the "IT Security by Design" approach.

Customers benefit from specific know-how, as well as bundled, requirements-based areas of expertise along the entire process chain of planning, development, testing and implementation.

With qualified expert knowledge and pronounced technology expertise in the fields of cryptography and security, we are highly motivated to make the digital future a little more secure every day.



Corporate policy

Our vision

achelos develops, markets and operates highly specialised products and services in the global ID security market. Our goal is to sustainably shape ID security through our technological expertise, as well as to make an important contribution for our customers as a driver of innovation and enabler in the digital transformation.

As a service provider, we do not seek solely to provide technology, but also to generate and guarantee stable security in the digital arena with services and qualified expert knowledge.

Our objectives

Our objective is to establish achelos as a leading company for comprehensive security-related topics and industry solutions in the security, health, mobility, public and IoT segments on the international market.

Our innovations

To help stimulate and sustainably secure achelos‘ innovative strength, a fixed percentage of sales revenue is invested in innovations every year.

Here you will find our complete corporate policy:

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Quality is an integral part of achelos' corporate values

We understand quality as a company value and a clear competitive advantage

Quality Statement

In order to maintain
our high quality standard in the long term,
we combine our expert knowledge
with reliability and transparency.

Expert Knowledge



More than beneficial for our customers!

We deliver reliable products, solutions and services!

Clear communication creates transparency and trust!

Our team consists of recognised experts in cryptography and security. With qualified expert knowledge and pronounced technological competence, we are highly motivated to make the digital future a little more secure every day.

Our software development meets the highest quality standards. All projects are implemented according to defined and agile processes. Our products, solutions and services are efficient, secure and of high quality.

Transparency in communication - especially towards our customers - is part of the quality policy of achelos. We maintain a trustworthy and cooperative business relationship with our customers, work according to clear processes and live an open and transparent corporate culture.

ISO 9001

In order to guarantee a high quality standard, achelos operates an effective quality management system, which is based on ISO 9001:2015.

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Management team

Kathrin Asmuth, Frank Stehling


Founded in

May 2008


Company HQ




Manufacturer-independent software development and consulting firm


Expert knowledge

Specialists with a wide range of competencies in cryptography and security technology

Target markets

Security, healthcare, mobility, public and IoT



Products, solutions, services (consulting, testing), embedded security product development partner



General security-related topics and industry solutions for the international market


Customers | Partners

Governmental institutions, private companies and organisations that require solutions for security-critical fields of application





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