Since 1993 Fraunhofer IZM has been one of the world’s leading institutes for applied research and the development and system integration of robust and reliable electronics.

For over 30 years, more than 450 employees have been finding technological solutions in cooperation with partners from industry and academia. Emerging challenges are addressed in branches such as automotive and industrial electronics, medical engineering, ICT and semiconductor technology.

The advantages of working hand-in-hand with Fraunhofer IZM include:

  • Industry-compatible high-tech equipment
  • Flexible cooperation models
  • Peace-of-mind thanks to IP protection
  • International, strategic networks with universities, research institutes and private enterprise in Germany and abroad.



News / 31.1.2023

Safer urban skies: Controlling drone aviation above German cities

Commercial aviation uses radar technology in their air traffic control systems to guarantee safe and smooth flights everywhere. For the AKIRA project, Fraunhofer researchers have teamed up with industry partners to develop a novel ground-based radar platform to take the same monitoring capabilities to the world of unmanned aviation.


News / 24.1.2023

Saving jet fuel with flexible sensor strips

To make current and future aircrafts more energy-efficient and use less jet fuel, the industry needs reliable data about the durability of materials and aerodynamics in actual flight. Researchers at Fraunhofer IZM are working on behalf of Airbus Central C&T to show how sensors could be integrated in the outer shell of aircraft fuselage to achieve robust and reliable measurements even in the tough conditions in the air.



Research Fab for quantum and neuromorphic computing

In order to consolidate and expand the existing microelectronic  research and development in Germany regarding quantum and neuromorphic computing, the FMD launched a joint project together with four other Fraunhofer institutes, the  Jülich Forschungszentrum and AMO GmbH.


News / 28.11.2022

Independent study by Fraunhofer IZM for G+D confirms eSIM as an environmentally friendly SIM solution


Award / 23.11.2022

Lars Stagun wins the Best Presentation Award at the IMAPS fall conference

At this year’s fall session of the microelectronics association IMAPS Germany, Lars Stagun, research assistant at the Technical University of Berlin, was given the Best Presentation Award. 


Award / 9.11.2022

»BestChance« Award 2022 goes to Fraunhofer IZM 

For their commitment to providing effective support for female students at Fraunhofer IZM, Christina Lopper and Michael Schiffer have been honored with the »BestChance« award for 2022. The award was presented on 8 November 2022 as part of the 17th networking day of the Equal Opportunities Representatives, again hosted in virtual form.


News / 1.11.2022

Sensor bracelet improves the treatment of lung diseases

Tiny particulates or noxious gases: From the day they are born, all people are exposed to a range of environmental forces. These forces constitute the exposome and affect people’s health and wellbeing around the world. A European research project has been set up to explore how the exposome affects the course of lung diseases.



Conference | January 31 - February 02, 2023

Photonics West 2023

The Photonics West is the most influential conference for biophotonics and biomedical optics, high-power laser manufacturing, optoelectronics, microfabrication, and green photonics. The conference will be taking place online from 31 January – 2 February 2023.


Exhibition | March 14 - 16, 2023

Fraunhofer IZM at the embedded world

At the world's premier expo for embedded systems, Fraunhofer IZM will be presenting its newest research into sensor packaging, sensor development, and sensor networks at a joint Fraunhofer booth.


Exhibition | May 9 - 11, 2023

PCIM Europe 2023

Fraunhofer IZM will be presenting its entire range of services from in the realm of power electronics at PCIM – covering everything from system design and packaging technologies for power electronics up to reliability aspects and cooling concepts.


Berlin Center for Digital Transformation

The Berlin Center for Digital Tansformation is a cooperation of the four Berlin Fraunhofer-Institutes FOKUS, HHI, IPK and IZM.

The focus activities are technologies and solutions that take into account the increasing digitalization and networking of all spheres of life.


High Performance Center »Functional Integration in Micro- and Nanoelectronics«

Functional Integration in Micro- and Nanoelectronics in Dresden und Chemnitz


Research Fab Microelectronics Germany

To reinforce the position of Europe’s semiconductor and electronics industry beside global competition, eleven institutes within the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics have, together with the IHP GmbH - Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics and the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, come up with a concept for a cross-location research factory for microelectronics and nanoelectronics.



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Berlin - Headquarters

Fraunhofer IZM Berlin

Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25
Gebäude 17/3
13355 Berlin

Telefon: +49 30 4 64 03-1 00
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Dresden - Branch of the institute

Fraunhofer IZM-ASSID

Ringstraße 12
01468 Dresden-Moritzburg

Telefon: +49 351 795572-12
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Cottbus - Branch Lab

Fraunhofer IZM Branch Lab Cottbus

Karl-Marx-Straße 69
03044 Cottbus
Phone: +49 355 383 770-12