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PCIM EUROPE chooses Kirill Klein for the Young Engineer Award

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CHARM Project develops IOT solutions for harsh industrial environments

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What grade do our electronic products get?

Life cycle assessment in the electronics industry

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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.

We are here for you!

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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 | Award / 30.6.2020

PCIM EUROPE chooses Kirill Klein for the Young Engineer Award

Kirill Klein has won the Young Engineer Award of PCIM Europe 2020 for his paper on “Low Inductive Full Ceramic SiC Power Module for High-Temperature Automotive Applications”.


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.


News / 18.6.2020

What grade do our electronic products get? Life cycle assessment in the electronics industry

Although life cycle assessments do not save the environment, it can make industry think, as the example of life cycle assessments for electronics shows.





Virtual event | July 28, 2020 - July 29, 2020


This year, the SMTconnect – Europe’s leading trade fair for System Integration in Micro Electronics – will be taking place online only. We cordially invite you to visit Fraunhofer IZM online to experience the latest trends in electronic packaging, smart system integration and reliability analyses from our laboratories.


Virtual event | July 28 - July 30, 2020

PCIM Europe digital days

In 2020 Fraunhofer IZM will again be presenting at PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) Europe. Fraunhofer IZM will be presenting its entire range of services from in the realm of power electronics at PCIM 2020 – covering everything from system design and packaging technologies for power electronics up to reliability aspects and cooling concepts.

The PCIM takes place from 07. - 08.07.2020


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.


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!