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.

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"

 

Highlights

New CNT integration method

Technologies based on a human model

Artificial intelligence for microelectronics and sensors

 

Highlights

Quantum sensors to measure extremely weak magnetic fields

A drive-in movie for the vehicle radar

Early detection of Lyme disease thanks to optical microsensors

 

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New material to push the boundaries of silicon-based electronics

Breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging of the heart

Acoustic monitoring of machines and systems

 

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High-precision diagnostics using NV-doped diamond

Protective sheath for embedded systems

Wireless energy supply for wearables

Latest News

6.1.2020

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).
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25.11.2019

ProSiebenSat.1 invests in Fraunhofer start-up

Holodeck VR, a start-up whose technology has its roots in Fraunhofer IIS, has attracted a new investor in ProSiebenSat.1.
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20.11.2019

The last word … today goes to Dr. Joachim Pelka from the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics

After a total of 36 years at Fraunhofer, including 23 years at the business office of the Group for Microelectronics, Dr. Joachim Pelka has now retired.
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20.11.2019

Artificial intelligence for microelectronics and sensors

Researchers at Fraunhofer IMS have developed artificial intelligence (AI) for microcontrollers and sensors that comprises a fully configurable artificial neural network – a platform-independent machine learning library with which self-learning microelectronics can be realized.
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