Welcome to the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics

Europe’s largest R&D provider for smart systems

"Research Fab Microelectronics Germany"

On April 6, 2017, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) launched the first research fab for micro- and nanoelectronics operating throughout Germany.

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Our Range of Services

Technological and system developments for smart systems from a single provider

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Business Office

We support you in finding the right contact person and advise you on the possibilities of cooperation.

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"Microelectronics News"

Our paper edition is published four times a year and features information about current research results and developments by our member institutes.

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70 years of Fraunhofer

We will look back on what we have achieved and, more importantly, ahead to the future. For this is how we go about our business. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft celebrates its 70th birthday and we celebrate with it.

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Our Range of Services


Research Fab Microelectronics Germany

The entire added-value chain for microelectronics and nanoelectronics from a single provider.


Business Areas

Application-oriented development.


Trans-sectoral Areas

Expert support in technological areas.


Core Competences

Technological basis for products of the future.

Latest News


Dawn of quantum technology

With increasing digitalization, data and communications security is also becoming more and more important. Quanta are tap-proof, which makes them a promising means of communication. The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute and 23 other partners from research and industry are developing systems for quantum communication within the scope of the project "Quanten-Link-Erweiterung" (Q.Link.X).
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DRIVE-E Student Awards 2018 presented

Several up-and-coming young scientists have been presented with the DRIVE-E Student Award by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft for their outstanding student work.
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Rethinking energy systems – potential savings offered by refrigeration systems

As part of the Bavarian energy research project SEEDs, an interdisciplinary research team at Fraunhofer IISB is investigating the potential savings offered by refrigeration systems in an industrial setting. Targeted operating point optimization – based on detailed monitoring, smart control and feedback control systems – can be used to reduce energy consumption and costs.
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Gallium nitride for a powerful 5G cellular network

The fifth-generation cellular network (5G) will enable data transmission between people, devices, and machines in real time. So far, no technology exists that allows for a reliable, fast and energy-efficient 5G network. In the EU project “5G GaN2”, 17 partners from research and industry join forces in order to develop technologies based on gallium nitride.
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