Since 1993 Fraunhofer IZM has been one of the world’s leading institutes for applied research and the development and system integration of robust and reliable electronics.

For over 30 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 | May 8, 2024

Rapidus and Fraunhofer IZM join Forces for High-End Performance Packaging

Rapidus Corporation, Japan‘s high-end microelectronics manufacturer founded in 2022, and Fraunhofer IZM, a world-leading research institute for advanced microelectronic packaging, join forces for advanced packaging solutions for 2nm node high performance computing modules.


News | April 29, 2024

French Ambassador François Delattre at Fraunhofer IZM

Germany and France are moving closer together. Close cooperation at the research level has already existed for years and is now being intensified, for example in the field of microelectronics for electromobility, integrated sensor technology and the protection of critical infrastructure.


News | 29. April 2024

Microelectronics are hidden everywhere

Fraunhofer IZM has been hosting Girls' Day for more than 20 years. In 2024, curious schoolgirls once again visited our institute, gained an insight into the laboratories and lent a hand with their own research projects.


Conference | June 18 - 20, 2024

Networking for sustainability

International conference takes up forthcoming resolutions of the European Parliament on ecodesign

Can consumers in the EU rely on electronic products meeting high environmental standards in the future? According to a regulation on the ecodesign of sustainable products, which will be voted on this Thursday in the European Parliament, this will soon no longer be a dream of the future.



Inverters with constant full load capability enable an increase in the performance of electric drives

In the Dauerpower project, Fraunhofer IZM is working with project partners to develop an electric inverter that can work at a lower operating temperature thanks to optimized cooling management, resulting in a lower power loss.



Forecasting the energy consumption and carbon footprint of Germany’s mobile communications by 2030

How do Germany’s mobile communications networks fare in terms of their environmental impact? This question was investigated in a new Fraunhofer IZM study.



EU Consortium Developing Next-Gen Edge-AI Technologies Is Accepting Design Proposals

A new European Union consortium created to accelerate the development of next-generation, edge-AI technologies is installing cleanroom tools and gearing up to design, evaluate, test and fabricate new circuits from across Europe.



Conference | May 28 - 31, 2024

ECTC 2024

The Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC) is one of the leading international events in the area of packaging, components, and microelectronic systems technology.


Technology Meeting | June 4 - 5. 2024

EPIC Technology Meeting on Photonic Integration and Packaging

EPIC Meeting on Integrated Photonics at Fraunhofer IZM, a groundbreaking event that brings together industry leaders, experts in photonics, and end-users from around the globe in the dynamic realm of integrated photonics.  


Exhibition | June 11 - 13, 2024

PCIM Europe

Fraunhofer IZM presents power highlights at PCIM Europe.

The PCIM Europe is the world's leading exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy, and energy management.


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

Researched for Practice, Developed for Reliability


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