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.

"Microelectronics News" – Our Group Magazine

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



New material to push the boundaries of silicon-based electronics

Breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging of the heart

Acoustic monitoring of machines and systems



High-precision diagnostics using NV-doped diamond

Protective sheath for embedded systems

Wireless energy supply for wearables



Key handover at the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics

Fast Internet high above the clouds

Wristband for personalized dementia therapy



Networked sensors - energy-efficient and powerful

The smallest loudspeakers in the world

Detecting cancer tissue more precisely and faster with nanodiamonds

Latest News


Acoustic monitoring of machines and systems

Fraunhofer IZFP has developed the “listening” sensor system “AcoustiX”for final assembly inspection and quality monitoring in large machines and systems.
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CiViQ brings quantum technologies to the telecommunications arena

Since currently available procedures do not have sufficient protection against attacks by emerging quantum computers, additional quantum cryptography-based protocols are developed within the framework of the European CiViQ project.
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A laid-back drive to the autonomous parking garage

The aim of the “iKoPA” project is to make autonomous driving and parking even better and more compliant with data protection requirements.
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Innovative probe with MEMS components makes diagnosis of middle-ear infections easier

Researchers at Fraunhofer IPMS have developed a unique ultrasound transducer based on their own MEMS (micro-electromechanical systems) technologies. OtoNexus Medical Technologies, Inc. – a Seattle-based startup – is using this technology in a test device for the diagnosis of middle-ear infections.
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