About us
Security and confidentiality in digital communication

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Secure identities, secure communications and secure data

At Governikus, we are often on the road long before legal foundations come into force and technological specifications become standards. To turn opportunities into goals - and goals into a path. We love to be pioneers, to put challenges on the ramp as a first mover, to screen them and to clear them out of the way. We want to prepare our customers today for what they will need tomorrow and take us forward together - and we have been doing this for over 20 years. On this basis, we develop products and solutions to master the challenges of digitalization.

Our IT security solutions are among the standard applications in e-government and e-justice. Our foundation is current law: both national and international.

Our close cooperation with our customers and partners, as well as our involvement in various national and international committees, enables us to respond to current developments and drive innovation through open dialog.

Data & Facts

  • Foundation

    July 1999

  • Employees

    approx. 230 employees (as of 07/2022)

  • Locations

    Bremen, Berlin, Erfurt and Cologne

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Agile development

The demands on modern software development require not only first-class developers and creativity, but also a regular exchange. To meet these demands, we work with the methods of agile software development. In sprints and in direct dialog with our customers, we define goals, record efforts and implement solutions. Always accompanied by the responsible product owners and internal experts.

The legal security of our developments is ensured by internal and external experts from the fields of e-government and e-justice. The functionality of the applications is checked for further development potential in regular audits by internal and independent experts. This procedure ensures that, from the moment of delivery, we have functioning and secure applications that are compliant with legal regulations as well as international and German standards.

Public Corporate Governance Code

As a company wholly owned by the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, we are guided in our actions by the "Public Corporate Governance Code of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen". Standards of good and responsible corporate governance are intended to improve the management and supervision of the company and ensure better and more economical performance. In addition, greater transparency, responsibility and control are intended to strengthen public trust in companies in which Bremen has a stake and in the state as a shareholder.
More information
around the Public Corporate Governance Code
The Public Corporate Governance Code
for the state and municipality of Bremen
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Shareholder

General partner:
Governikus Bremen GmbH (100% City of Bremen)

Limited partners:
55.1% Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (municipality)
44.9% Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (state)

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We tell you who we are. And introduce Governikus across the board in the brochure. So that you know who you are dealing with. From the company to the technology to the question of how we define and assume responsibility. Always at the center: you - and how Governikus, with its products, quality standards and innovative strength, is the ideal service partner.
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Digitally ahead together