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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20 Years as Innovation Driver for Microelectronics

Personalities who have shaped the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics since its founding in 1996 and define it today.

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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


The last word … today goes to Dr. Eng. Stephan Guttowski from the FMD

Since June 2017, Guttowski has been technology park manager in the FMD and, within this role, works towards cross-institute cooperation.

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Supply chain analytics

With Supply-Chain-Analytics, Fraunhofer SCS helps companies to get new insights from their data and to apply this knowledge to the development of data-driven business processes.

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New evaluation criteria for heavy-wire bond contacts

Within the current research project, entitled “Correlation of shear test results and reliability of fine-crystalline aluminum-based heavywire bond contacts”, Fraunhofer IMWS and Fraunhofer IZM are developing a fundamental knowledge base regarding the microstructure property relationships of bond contacts.

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Camera components for the most powerful X-ray laser

What is the structure of the Alzheimer’s protein? What happens in the body when cancer cells develop? Searching for the answers to questions like this leads researchers deep into the nano-cosmos. With the European XFEL, the world’s most powerful X-ray, entirely new possibilities are opening up for science. On September 1st, the device – which is more than 3 km long – was officially approved for research.

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