The corona rapid test in under 2.5 hours

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Statement on the Covid 19 situation

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Panel Level Packaging is on the way to the next level: PLC 2.0

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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 / 2.4.2020

The corona rapid test in under 2.5 hours

Bosch wants to launch a new rapid test that shows a result at the test site in under 2.5 hours instead of the previous 2 days. This technical solution is based on a PoC analysis platform, which was developed together with Fraunhofer IZM in the EU project CA-JAL4EU.


News / 20.3.2020

Statement on the Covid 19 situation

The corona pandemic presents us with major challenges. Both the president of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the director of Fraunhofer IZM have set up crisis teams that evaluate the news and the current situation on a daily basis. We receive daily information from these crisis teams, the federal government and the Berlin state government about measures and restrictions aimed at slowing down the spread of the virus.


News / Kick-off meeting / 16.3.2020

Panel Level Packaging is on the way to the next level: PLC 2.0

More than 50 international guests gathered at Fraunhofer IZM for the first kickoff meeting in mid of february to mark the great news.





Trade fair | 07/28/2020 - 07/30/2020

PCIM Europe 2020

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.


Workshop | 06/22/2020 - 06/23/2020

EMC in Power Electronics

With increasing switching speed the internal EMC of circuits becomes more tricky to achieve. Measurement and control signals are disturbed by switching events and even the switches themselves show undesired switch on events.


Workshop | 09/21/2020 - 09/22/2020

Wide-Bandgap User Training

Wide-bandgap-semiconductors (WBG) are the next generation of power electronics. This tutorial was initially prepared in the framework of the CLINT-WPE project to convey practical know-how to engineers working with SiC and GaN devices.


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!