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 smallest loudspeakers in the world

They are only a few millimeters in size and the perfect fit for headphones, hearables, and hearing aids: the world’s first integrated MEMS-based miniature loudspeakers. The loudspeakers are not only compact; they also offer impressive playback fidelity and low energy consumption. They were developed by Fraunhofer IDMT in Ilmenau and Fraunhofer ISIT in Itzehoe.
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Meet the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics at booth 2519

For the first time, there will be a multi-institute Fraunhofer presence at the semiconductor trade fair SEMICON WEST in San Francisco. From July 10 to 12, 2018, the institutes within the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics will present their exhibits on the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany.
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The last word … today goes to Dr. Michael Galetzka from the FMD

In April 2017, Dr. Michael Galetzka assumed responsibility of the “Design, Test and Reliability” technology park.
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Fraunhofer HHI receives an award for 3D Human Body Reconstruction

3D Human Body Reconstruction (3DHBR) is a process that allows a realistic image of a person to be integrated into a virtual world.
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