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  • Embedded silicon carbide - teaser
    © Fraunhofer IZM | Volker Mai

    Silicon carbide has been undergoing testing for several years within the research sector as a promising alternative material in the semiconductor industry. In the SiC Modul project, the power semiconductor is now to be put on the road to industrial production.

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  • Panel Level Packaging Consortium - teaser
    © Fraunhofer IZM | Volker Mai

    The world’s most productive consortium working in the field of panel-level packaging is ready to take the next step: After the successful conclusion of its two-year venture, the consortium is embracing new members and exciting new research avenues.

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  • More than 200 participants from around the world met in Berlin from September 18-20, 2019 for the 3rd Product Lifetimes and the Environment (PLATE) conference. As usual, the event, this time organized by Fraunhofer IZM in cooperation with Technische Universität Berlin, offered a strong scientific program with 3 keynote speeches, 11 workshops, 105 oral and 20 poster presentations arranged in 5 parallel tracks.

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  • Jury impressed by the professor’s transdisciplinary sustainability research / 2019

    Melanie Jaeger-Erben Wins Transformative Science Research Prize

    29.9.2019

    Prof. Dr. Melanie Jaeger-Erben is this year’s winner of the Transformative Science research prize.
    © Fraunhofer IZM

    The Transformative Science research prize, endowed with 25,000 euros, has now been offered three times by the Wuppertal Institute and the Zempelin Foundation in the Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany (Stifterverband).

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  • Start-A-Factory Reloaded / 2019

    Start-up support for hardware start-ups

    12.9.2019

    Start-A-Factory is now ready to go and is opening the workshop season with partners and friends — and with new and interested parties too.
    © Fraunhofer IZM

    Start-ups, partners and other interested parties from the industry and hardware sector came together this week for a special kind of workshop: a tech safari with various stand-alone stations allowing participants to experience the journey from idea to product.

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  • teaser - 70 Jahre Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft – Ein Anlass zum Feiern!
    © Fraunhofer IZM

    Fraunhofer IZM opened its doors on Friday for a very special celebration in honour of 70 years of the Fraunhofer Society. Under the motto of „70 Years of Future – #WHATSNEXT“, the people of the Institute used the occasion to reminisce and to look ahead to a bright future for their work.

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  • Large Scale Silicon Photonics Matrix for Low Power and Low Cost Data Centers / 2019

    L3MATRIX completed successfully its activities

    12.9.2019

    The L3MATRIX project delivered a solution to challenges related to scaling, latency and the optical reach, enabling a smooth transition to low-cost and low-power Pb/s scale networks.

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  • The World Photonics Technology Summit 2019 at Fraunhofer IZM - clean room
    © Fraunhofer IZM

    Which paths will be followed in the future in photonics? And which technologies require IoT and big data applications, medical technology and lighting? To discuss these issues, more than 150 CEOs and CTOs gathered at the World Photonics Technology Summit in Berlin on August 29 and 30. As a first highlight, more than 40 delegates visited the Fraunhofer Institutes HHI and IZM.

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