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.

Latest News


The last word … goes to Christian Lüdemann from the Fraunhofer PR-network

After almost 18 years, Christian Lüdemann (Communications Director) is moving to Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft headquarters in order to concentrate fully on the Fraunhofer PR-network.
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Improved in-vehicle digital radio reception

With an upgrade to the established DAB+ (Digital Audio Broadcasting) software library from Fraunhofer IIS, the quality of digital radio reception will be significantly improved.
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Fraunhofer IPMS and Globalfoundries Dresden expand their collaboration

In September 2018, Fraunhofer IPMS and Globalfoundries Dresden signed a research contract to expand the development collaboration they have been pursuing for 13 years.
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Intelligent catheters to combat arteriosclerosis

In June 2018, Fraunhofer IPMS launched the collaborative EU “POSITION II” project researching micromechanical ultrasound transducers for smart catheter applications.
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