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 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.




German Future Prize

A quantum-counting CT scanner that allows revolutionary insights into the human body: The researchers at Siemens Healthineers in Germany have produced a worthy contender for the Federal President’s German Future Prize of 2021.


News / 9.11.2021

Turning quantum discoveries into real-life products with advanced R&D facilities in Berlin

With funding from the EU and the State of Berlin, researchers at Fraunhofer IZM have created a vision of a technology centre to power the development of new glass-based quantum technologies.


News / 14.10.2021

Plenoptic High-speed Camera

Researchers at Fraunhofer IZM have joined forces with TecVenture, Optrontec Inc., and KAIST to create a high-speed camera fitted with a unique multi-lens array that can capture images with a far greater depth of field than its conventional counterparts.


Award / 13.10.2021

Dr. Tanja Braun receives the "Sydney Stein Award"

This year Fraunhofer IZM’s Dr. Tanja Braun received the "Sydney Stein Award" in recognition of not only her leadership in the microelectronics packaging industry, but also her significant technical contribution on an international level.


News / 30.9.2021

The great connector bows out

His colleagues know and appreciate him as a celebrated expert for electronics system integration and specialist for durable chip connections: Professor Klaus-Dieter Lang is retiring from his post as the long-standing and successful Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM.



E-textiles: So hot right now!

Fraunhofer IZM and the weißensee academy of art in Berlin have opened a unique open innovation lab for prototyping textile electronics. Fitted with the latest in high-tech equipment and machines, the Textile Prototyping Lab (TPL) can turn e-textile visions into real fabrics and garments with its interdisciplinary team of scientists and artists.



Greening the Internet of Things

The demand for connected devices keeps growing – in particular in the Internet of Things, or IoT for short. The Fraunhofer flagship project ZEWOPEL has shown successfully how all of these sensor systems can become extremely energy efficient or even completely autonomous. The potential result: Up to 20% less carbon emissions in Germany alone.



MS Teams | November 29 - December 3, 2021

»eHarsh Seminar«

Join us for the online "eHarsh Seminar" to learn about different aspects of building high-temperature electronics and sensors. Eight Fraunhofer Institutes, among them Fraunhofer IZM, cooperate to offer you technical lectures and live demonstrations as well as a peek into their laboratories.  


Conference | January 25 - 27 2022

Fraunhofer IZM at Photonics West 2022

The Photonics West is the most influential conference for biophotonics and biomedical optics, high-power laser manufacturing, optoelectronics, microfabrication, and green photonics.


Symposium | September 26 - 29, 2022

ESREF 2022

33rd European Symposium on Reliability of Electron Devices Failure Physics and Analysis. This international symposium continues to focus on recent developments and future perspectives in Quality and Reliability Management of materials, devices and circuits for micro-, nano-, and optoelectronics.


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

Like in the rest of the world, the year 2020 at Fraunhofer IZM was dominated by the COVID 19 pandemic, and this is also reflected in the current annual report. Thus, in addition to many technological highlights from the fields of automotive, industrial electronics, semiconductors and information and communication, this time there is an overview of the numerous IZM activities in corona research in the business field of medicine.


Berlin - Headquarters

Fraunhofer IZM Berlin

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

Telefon: +49 30 4 64 03-1 00
Fax: +49 30 4 64 03-1 11


Dresden - Branch of the institute

Fraunhofer IZM-ASSID

Ringstraße 12
01468 Dresden-Moritzburg

Telefon: +49 351 795572-12
Fax: +49 30 4 64 03-1 11


Cottbus - Branch Lab

Fraunhofer IZM Branch Lab Cottbus

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