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French state visit

Macron and Steinmeier visit Fraunhofer

At the Fraunhofer IPMS in Dresden, the French President expressed his support for cooperation in microelectronics.


Green ICT Connect 2024

Save the Date

With a specialist audience from science, business and industry, Green ICT Connect 2024 will take place on October 16 and 17.


Chipdesign Germany

To strengthen technological sovereignty, the BMBF is promoting networking and the expansion of expertise in chip design in a new format with "Chip Design Germany".


Germany’s Semiconductor Industry

Video Interview

To find out how applied research is helping boost Germany’s semiconductor industry into the future, EE Times Europe spoke with Albert Heuberger, executive director of Fraunhofer IIS and chairman of the FMD

FMD services at a glance

As a one-stop shop, FMD offers micro- and nanoelectronics from a single source - technology to application. Discover our services in technology transfer, industrial contract research, scientific cooperation, start-up support, clean room infrastructure, and manufacturer services.


Range of technologies

FMD's portfolio includes sensor systems, microwave & terahertz, power electronics, extended CMOS, MEMS actuators, optoelectronic systems, and multi-project technologies (MPTs).


The FMD Accelerator

Spaces for Start-ups & Researchers

Gain access to FMD's interconnected technological expertise with your innovative product idea.



Cleanroom Facilities

FMD's Germany-wide cleanroom infrastructure comprises 13 cleanrooms on more than 19,500 m2 of cleanroom space.  


Scientific collaborations

Cooperation with universities

Collaborative projects, joint labs, courses and supervision of theses and doctorates: the FMD offers a wide range of cooperation opportunities.

Focus topics and projects of the FMD


Current focus topics

The six "hot topics" of the FMD are sustainability, security, mobility, communication, production and NGC. Here you will find project examples, application areas and link lists.


Current projects

The BMBF, or the EU, currently funds five projects, and one will continue after the funding period. Offers for start-ups and SMEs have been successfully launched in two projects.

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For the modernization and extension of their equipment, the founding participants – eleven institutes of the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics as well as the Leibniz institutes FBH and IHP – received around 350 million euros from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.