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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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Digital Events and Webinars

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).

© Fraunhofer IIS / Karoline Glasow
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"



#WeKnowHow:  Fraunhofer solutions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic

Energy-saving chips for  artificial intelligence

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Powerful devices for digital transformation

Pooling our strengths in Europe.

5G network expansion in the millimeter-wave band.



High-performance components for autonomous traffic

Converting energy even more efficiently

Sixth generation of mobile communications



New CNT integration method

Technologies based on a human model

Artificial intelligence for microelectronics and sensors

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The last word…

… goes to Dr. Dirk Nüßler from Fraunhofer FHR.
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Electricity, not pills

Fraunhofer IZM and the Delft University of Technology are developing electroceutics for the drug-free treatment of chronic diseases.
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Digital solutions and services for rural areas

"Mobile Village Store": Local supply during the Corona crisis
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Sensitive detection of cancer cells in lymph nodes

With the help of lymph node diagnostics, it is possible to determine whether a tumor has already spread in the body and formed regional metastases. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Fraunhofer Institutes IIS, IPA and ITEM and the University Hospital Regensburg has now optimized and automated this diagnostic method.
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