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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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Microelectronincs vs. Corona

Experts from the institutes of the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics are helping to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Here you can find an overview of the initiatives.

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Join the webinars and online events of our member institutes and learn more about their comprehensive expertise.

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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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Our Range of Services

 

Microelectronics vs. Corona

Experts from the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics are helping to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Here you can find an overview. 

 

Research Fab Microelectronics Germany

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

 

Business Areas

Application-oriented development.

 

Core Competences

Technological basis for products of the future.

New chair at the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics

Since January 1st, 2020, Prof. Albert Heuberger (Fraunhofer IIS) has been the new spokesman of the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics’ board of directors as well as the chairman of the steering committee of the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany (FMD). His new spokesmanship also makes him a member of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s presidential council. The new deputy spokesman is Prof. Christoph Kutter (Fraunhofer EMFT).

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The new spokesman: Prof. Albert Heuberger
© Fraunhofer EMFT / Bernd Müller
The new deputy spokesman: Prof. Christoph Kutter

"Microelectronics News" – Our Group Magazine

Current research results, projects, events and further news from the member institutes of the "Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics"

 

Highlights

Powerful devices for digital transformation

Pooling our strengths in Europe.

5G network expansion in the millimeter-wave band.

 

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High-performance components for autonomous traffic

Converting energy even more efficiently

Sixth generation of mobile communications

 

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New CNT integration method

Technologies based on a human model

Artificial intelligence for microelectronics and sensors

 

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Quantum sensors to measure extremely weak magnetic fields

A drive-in movie for the vehicle radar

Early detection of Lyme disease thanks to optical microsensors

Latest News

28.5.2020

Optical housings for packaging components at wafer level

The Fraunhofer ISIT operates state-of-theart production lines for processing silicon with an accuracy in the nanometer range.
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21.5.2020

Camera pill for gastroscopy

Together with Ovesco Endoscopy AG and SENSODRIVE GmbH, Fraunhofer IZM is deve-loping a camera pill for minimally invasive stomach examinations.
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7.5.2020

Development of refrigerant-free, energy-efficient electrocaloric heat pumps

Heat pumps play a decisive role in the energy transition in Germany: Sustainably generated electricity provides heat in winter and a good climate in summer.
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1.5.2020

Change in leadership of the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany

Dr. Michael Galetzka assumes provisional leadership of the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany (FMD) starting 1 May 2020. Jörg Amelung, who has been in charge of the nationally coordinated FMD since its establishment in April 2017, moves to the Fraunhofer IPMS in Dresden as a division director.
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