Fraunhofer IZM is one of 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.



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.


News / 1.11.2022

Best Paper Award ESTC 2022

Steffen Bickel, researcher at Fraunhofer IZM-ASSID in Dresden, won the Best Paper Award for his contribution on “Metallurgical Aspects and Joint Properties of Cu-Ni-In-Cu Fine-pitch Interconnects for 3D Integration”. 


News / 18.10.2022

Focus on cybersecurity: Researchers develop photonic encryptions

To protect information in electronic components from tampering or illicit use, a crack consortium of research institutes, private enterprises, and universities have formed the »Silhouette« project to develop solutions for encrypting data in the optical domain that is considered safe from tampering and eavesdropping.


Award / 18.10.2022

Alireza Rezaei honored at the PCB Design Awards

The Electronics Design and Manufacturing Association (FED) presented the PCB Design Awards 2022 for the sixth time at its annual conference in Potsdam, Germany.  


News / 11.10.2022

A universe of sensors on an all-in-one wireless platform

Distributed networks of sensors are working hard for us every single day. Researchers at Fraunhofer IZM have now developed a platform that can be easily mixed and matched for each purpose – saving lots of effort and resources along the way.



Event Series | November 2022

»Drone Technology for Logistics Applications«

Within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, four institutes have joined forces to develop novel solutions based on innovative logistics concepts using sensor fusion for drone applications as well as sensor development for the logistics sector.


Careers Fair
November 29 - December 01, 2022

connecticum 2022

Fraunhofer IZM will be coming to connecticum to meet students, graduates, and young professionals. connecticum is Germany’s largest careers expo for technology, business, and IT jobs, hosted in Berlin every year in spring and autumn. Our booth will be staffed by representatives from our research teams, our management, and our admin professionals, all eager to spark a conversation with you.


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.


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
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