Packaging technology for electronic system integration

Panel Level Packaging Consortium

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Fraunhofer IZM leads EU project on premature obsolescence

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Fraunhofer IZM is joining the EUROPRACTICE IC Service platform

Cost-effective and individualized advanced electronic packaging in small batches now available

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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.




Human Brain Project – EU Flagship

Understanding the mysteries of the human brain is one of the greatest challenges for scientists in the 21st century. Progress in this field promises to enable new treatments for neurological conditions, and pave the way for revolutionary computing technologies. Today, IT and communication technology has brought us within arm’s reach of this vision in the European Human Brain Project.


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More reliable operation offshore wind farms

The green energy revolution has firmly established offshore wind power as the backbone of renewable energy: Its many advantages – like the sheer wind yield out at sea – are often impacted by the costs of operating systems that can only be installed and serviced when the weather and the seasons allow.



Fraunhofer IZM leads EU project on premature obsolescence

In May 2019, the EU’s PROMPT project was launched to tackle e-waste: the aim is to establish an independent test program to evaluate the service life of consumer goods.





Walk around | 09/10/2019

Start-A-Factory Reloaded

The walk around event will give you a peek into the world of microelectronic hardware development, demonstrate the versatility and possibilities of Start-A-Factory and is an opportunity to meet like-­minded people.


Conference | 09/18/2019 - 09/20/2019

PLATE 2019

PLATE (Product Lifetimes and the Environment), the 3rd international conference to address product lifetimes in the context of sustainability will be held September 18-20, 2019 in Berlin, Germany, organised by Fraunhofer IZM in cooperation with Technische Universität Berlin.


Symposium | 09/22/2019 - 09/26/2019

7th Optical Interconnect in Data Centers Symposium

The symposium is focused on high-performance, low-energy and -cost and small-size optical interconnects across the different hierarchy levels in data centers.


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.



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!