A world first: German researchers developing a contact lens for the ear drum

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GMM-Award for
Klaus-Dieter Lang

At the opening of this year's MST Congress, Prof. Klaus-Dieter Lang received the highest VDE award of the Society for Microelectronics, Microsystems and Precision Engineering - the GMM Award.

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Fraunhofer IZM is putting the electric car in the fast lane

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Get a taste of Fraunhofer IZM labs...

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

For over 25 years, more than 230 institute researchers 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

 

News / 29.10.2019

A world first: German researchers developing a contact lens for the ear drum

The hearing contact lens is a true innovations in the purest sense: In the place of a traditional speaker, we are placing a rechargeable micro-actuator invisibly onto the patient’s ear drum itself.

 

GMM-Award for
Klaus-Dieter Lang

At the opening of this year's MST Congress, Prof. Klaus-Dieter Lang received the highest VDE award of the Society for Microelectronics, Microsystems and Precision Engineering - the GMM Award.

 

News / 11.10.2019

Fraunhofer IZM is putting the electric car in the fast lane

Silicon carbide has been undergoing testing for several years within the research sector as a promising alternative material in the semiconductor industry. In the SiC Modul project, the power semiconductor is now to be put on the road to industrial production.

 

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Events

 

Messe Düsseldorf | 11/18/2019 - 11/21/2019

Fraunhofer IZM at COMPAMED

COMPAMED, the leading exhibition for medical technology manufacturers and developers, will again draw a crowd of technical buyers, R&D and manufacturing specialists, packaging, quality assurance, and qualification experts, and process engineers to the expo halls of Düsseldorf.

 

Seminars | 01/28/2020 - 01/29/2020

Wire bonding seminars

Increase the motivation and effectiveness of your employees and therefore sustainably improve the quality and productivity of your wire bonding processes.

 

Workshop | 01/21/2020

How to Optimize Plastics Recycling

The goal of this workshop is to elaborate together with pre-processors, recyclers and manufacturers how to improve recycling steps to produce high-quality polymers which can be reused in electronic applications.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Publications

Fraunhofer IZM annual report & Brochure

How do IZM developments contribute to improving medical care? Which technology literally saw the light and what else went on at Fraunhofer IZM last year? All this and much more in the current annual report!