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.




CCI Berlin praises „excellent vocational training“ at Fraunhofer IZM

The Institute not just passed all of the required standard criteria, but also excelled in the supplementary categories and excellence criteria – testimony to the Institute’s long-standing commitment to high-class vocational training and apprenticeships.


News / 24.1.2024

Fraunhofer President experiences semiconductor research in Dresden

Continuing last year’s whistle stop tour of Fraunhofer sites in southern Germany, the society’s new president, Professor Holger Hanselka, has come to Saxony to visit the institutes in and around the state capital of Dresden.


News / 9.1.2024

Tiny wires, maximum power

Nanowire contacts push the boundaries for high-performance electronics

Now, researchers at Fraunhofer IZM-ASSID have teamed up with other partners to level up a connection technology patented by NanoWired GmbH that uses wires at a nanometer scale.


News / 12.12.2023

Forging the last link in the process chain

Researchers at Fraunhofer IZM have now managed to develop a system that can automatically measure propagation losses in integrated optical waveguides, all part of the research project “Integrated Electro-Photonic Panel Systems” (EPho).


News / 24.10.2023

Reimagining smartphones

How can the production and use of smartphones be brought back into a healthier balance with our environment? This is the question that two industrial designers wanted to answer at Fraunhofer IZM as part of the BMBF-funded MoDeSt project, researching whether modern technology and a circular economy can go together.


News / 10.10.2023

ECG with a patch: APPLAUSE successfully completed

Researchers from Fraunhofer IZM, together with 31 partners from industry and research, have developed a stretchable and wireless patch that can be used to make it possible to conduct diagnostically relevant cardiac monitoring in everyday life.


News / 6.10.2023

Ideas for Green Electronics Manufacturing

The largest German-speaking congress in the field of electronics and microsystems will be held in Dresden from October 23 - 25, 2023. On the occasion of the tenth anniversary, sustainability and technology sovereignty in particular will be presented in exhibits and conference contributions.



Session series | January 30, 2024 - March 26, 2024

Powering the Future

Innovative Technologies for Power Electronics Modules with SiC and GaN Semiconductors

In order to fully exploit the advantages of power semiconductors based on silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN), new approaches and technologies are required in assembly and connection technology that do justice to the new possibilities and operation scenarios.


Exhibition | April 09 - 11 , 2024

Fraunhofer IZM at the embedded world

Embedded world will be coming to Nuremberg from 9 to 11 April 2024. At the world's premier expo for embedded systems, Fraunhofer IZM will be presenting its newest research into sensor packaging, sensor development, and sensor networks at a joint Fraunhofer booth.


Conference | May 15 - 16, 2024

ICCC2024 - iCampus Cottbus Conference

The iCampus Cottbus Conference, which will take place from May 15-16, 2024, is dedicated to the role of sensor technology, MEMS & AI as key factors in structural change. The aim of the conference is to present current trends and research results in the field of microsensors for industrial applications and give the scientific community a chance to network.


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

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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