As a telecommunications business, we naturally support ongoing research. The escalating number of inquiries about our research efforts proves we are right to do so.
Deutsche Telekom promotes research in a number of ways. Since 2015, for instance, we have supported dementia research through the Sea Hero Quest project, in which a smartphone game records spatial navigation data to support scientists in the battle against dementia. We also collaborate with a large number of universities. In 2019, for example, we established a professorship for software engineering (with a focus on blockchain) at the CODE University of Applied Sciences in Berlin.
Furthermore, we invest in various fields of research such as the Internet of Things 45.5 million euros in research and development throughout the Group in 2019.. We invested a total of