Mainz, 09.2021. The Investitions- und Strukturbank Rheinland-Pfalz (ISB) is investing in Arendar IT-Security GmbH from Wittlich via its subsidiaries, the Wagnisfinanzierungsgesellschaft für Technologieförderung in Rheinland-Pfalz mbH (WFT), using funds from the Innovationsfonds Rheinland-Pfalz II. The Rhineland-Palatinate Innovation Fund II is a funding measure of the Rhineland-Palatinate Ministry of Economics, Transport, Agriculture and Viticulture.

The fund is co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

The company, founded in 2019, provides cyber security in production and trouble-free secure networking with the ARENDAR. The ARENDAR is an innovative data collector for Industry 4.0 applications with a focus on the security of data and the production network with options for pre-processing data and secure remote access to plant components.

“Data security in production is more important than ever, especially in view of increasing networking and the collection of data. We are convinced of the potential of the business idea and the company and look forward to further cooperation,” says Mike Walber, Head of Venture Capital at ISB, about the commitment.

About Investitions- und Strukturbank Rheinland-Pfalz (ISB):

Investitions- und Strukturbank Rheinland-Pfalz (ISB) is the development institution of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, based in Mainz, and responsible for economic and housing development. As part of the financing of start-ups and young companies, the venture capital division of the development bank currently invests in the development and market launch of innovative products, a process or services through ten investment funds and also provides advice to the companies.