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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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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. Ramona Ecke from Fraunhofer ENAS

Dr. Ramona Ecke studied Materials Sciences at TU BA Freiberg, specializing in anorganic/non-metallic materials.In 2009, she moved to the newly founded Fraunhofer ENAS as a group leader for process integration and has been the deputy head of department for back-end of line for two years.
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Smart glass provides protection against break-ins

An innovative alarm system from researchers at the Fraunhofer institutes INT and IPMS can detect even an attempt to manipulate a window.
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A Russian-speaking smart speaker

Erlangen/Moscow – Yandex, the operator of a leading Russian search engine and developer of smart products and services for machine learning, has integrated Fraunhofer’s upHear® Voice Quality Enhancement technology into the company’s first smart speaker.
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Trailblazer for especially robust vehicle electronics

The partners in the RESIST research project have spent the last three years developing resilient electronic systems for use in vehicles.
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