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Sweat for health: Sensor Patches as Fitness Trackers

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CHARM Project develops IOT solutions for harsh industrial environments

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Dear clients and partners!

As life is slowly returning to our laboratories, we can announce that our research and development services and facilities are finally available again for you at our usual standard of excellence.

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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 / 18.6.2020

Certainty in just 15 minutes

Researchers develop a graphene oxide-based rapid test to detect infections.

The current situation with the COVID 19 pandemic underscores the importance of detecting infections quickly and accurately to prevent further spread.



News / 28.7.2020

Sweat for health: Sensor Patches as Fitness Trackers

The Eurostars project XPatch is developing a flexible sensor system that can track biochemical information in real time. The international consortium is working on a new generation of diagnostic patches that monitor the sweat of high performance athletes for second-by-second medical information about their cardiovascular fitness.


News / 23.6.2020

CHARM Project develops IOT solutions for harsh industrial environments

The CHARM ECSEL JU project aims to develop industrial IoT solutions with an improved tolerance towards harsh industrial surroundings.





Digital Exhibition | July 28, 2020 - July 29, 2020

»The Line« – Staying on Your Feet and Ahead of the Curve

The sheer pace of development in electronics continues to inspire awe and has taken many observers by surprise. Human nature is to blame: We often lack the cold calculating mind and detached spirit needed to really anticipate market trends and not be left trailing in their wake.


Online - Conference | September 01, 2020

Electronics Goes Green 2020+ is now an online event!

Fraunhofer IZM is hosting the international conference Electronics Goes Green 2020 in Berlin. The upcoming EGG conference is an outstanding event for the growing global community of scientists, product developers, business managers, and policy makers working on environmentally benign processes, products, systems, and business models in and for the electronics and ICT industry.


Online Workshop | November 26 - 27, 2020


The tutorial is organized by the Institute’s Department of Environmental and Reliability Engineering, which supports new technologies on their path towards full commercial maturity. The course introduces the methods and backgrounds of application-specific reliability assurance processes in the development and production of electronic systems.


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.



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!