Our History

Read more about the most important milestones in our history below.

Shaping the Future of Open and Autonomous Industry

TTTech Industrial is a software company that aspires to unlock the incredible potential of industrial automation. It combines transformative technologies with hands-on experience in critical real-time systems to offer customers flexibility, reliability and choice with industrial automation solutions for the manufacturing and energy sectors.

TTTech Industrial operates under the umbrella of TTTech Group, a technology leader in real-time networking and safety controls, with cross-industry experience from more than 20 years of operation. You can find an overview about the history of TTTech Group here.

Below, you will find some milestones in TTTech Industrial’s history. Some of these milestones (until 2019) were achieved as business unit of TTTech Computertechnik AG.


  1. Herbert Hufnagl joined TTTech Industrial as Member of the Executive Board and General Manager in July 2022. His focus is on sales, marketing and product management and in particular the strengthening of the go-to-market activities for TTTech Industrial’s edge computing platform Nerve.
  2. TTTech Industrial has a successful long-term partnership with Vestas, one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers worldwide. Today, more than 10,000 Vestas wind turbines using TTTech Industrial’s distributed control system.
  3. Nerve is an IIoT solution that supports smart manufacturing use cases. With Nerve 2.5.0, the latest release, the user experience and features of Nerve were further optimized.
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  1. TTTech Industrial introduces a modular offering for its edge computing platform Nerve, allowing customers to find the best fit for their use case and budget.
  2. TTTech Industrial founds a US subsidiary in Silicon Valley and acquired technology and strategic customers from pioneering fog/edge computing start-up Nebbiolo Technologies, widening the scope of its activities to new industries and expanding its operations in North America.
  3. TTTech Industrial announces the availability of its edge computing platform Nerve on the Microsoft Azure online marketplace.
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  1. TTTech Industrial receives the ISO 9001 certification for the development of real-time communication solutions and open computing platforms for industrial IoT.
  2. Leading machine and plant engineering company Fill uses TTTech Industrial's edge computing platform Nerve to enable high-performance data access in real-time and to reliably connect machines worldwide.
  3. The Linux Foundation's latest version ACRNTM hypervisor version is included in Nerve. Nerve is the first commercial product for the industrial market based on ACRN.
  4. Leading automation company B&R partners with TTTech Industrial to become the first to offer a complete OPC UA over TSN industrial automation product line.
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  1. TTTech Industrial announces its incorporation as a public limited company and subsidiary of TTTech Group.
  2. TTTech Industrial intensifies its collaboration with Intel®. Intel will offer a special TSN version of its Cyclone® V SoC FPGA that includes TTTech Industrial’s TSN Edge IP Solution.
Read our press release: TTTech Industrial starts operation with Intel collaboration


  1. TTTech Group celebrates 20th anniversary and announces a new group structure with key strategic industry partners.
  2. TTTech launches the world’s first vendor-independent TSN configuration software Slate XNS.
  3. First design-ins for the industrial software platform Nerve and the Deterministic Ethernet IP Portfolio.


  1. Launch of the Deterministic IP and Slate networking scheduling products for integrating and configuring TSN.
  2. Launch of the Nerve software platform for industrial IoT use cases.
  3. The Avnu Alliance (Avnu),Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), and OPC Foundation announce their collaboration with IT-OT industry leaders to advance industrial device interoperability and to show the progress made in bringing the open, unified communication standard OPC UA over Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) to market.


  1. KUKA and TTTech jointly invest in Silicon Valley fog computing start-up Nebbiolo Technologies, a strategic cooperation aimed at developing a portfolio of “fog enabled” products.
  2. TTTech sets up a TSN center of competence.
  3. TTTech announces the acquisition of Finnish IP specialist Flexibilis and integration of the Flexibilis brand into TTTech’s industrial market offering for the energy industry.
  4. Nerve, a product platform targeted at providing edge connectivity, computing and control for the manufacturing market, is introduced at the trade fair SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany


  1. TTTech will contribute Deterministic Ethernet solutions and safety controls to the next generation of wind turbines from Vestas.
  2. Joint hosts AVnu Alliance, Cisco and TTTech gather 200 global industry representatives in Vienna to successfully discuss industry standards at the first-ever Deterministic Ethernet Forum.


  1. Delivery of the distributed control system for Vestas wind turbines starts.
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  1. TTTech is the first high-tech company and the first Vestas supplier to be awarded the WindMade certification label.


  1. TTTech is founded by Hermann Kopetz, Stefan Poledna and Georg Kopetz as a spin off from the Technical University of Vienna.
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