For our customers and partners we combine the comprehensive expertise of all 13 FMD member institutes.


We provide our customers tailor-made technologies and system developments from a single source.


Our customers benefit from the combination of different technologies for market and application oriented system solutions.


We cover the entire value chain from technological development to pilot fabrication.


As an innovation driver in the key technology microelectronics we strengthen the competitiveness of Germany and Europe.

About FMD

Vision and Mission of the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany

FMD combines the advantages of a distributed organisation with the synergies of a central organisation and enables merging of both worlds.

FMD Facts – Did you know that…

… FMD offers a One-Stop-Shop for all your inquiries regarding micro- and nanoelectronics?

… over 3.500 highly qualified employees take care of your requests within the FMD?

… FMD laboratories and production facilities will be expanded by more than 250 state-of-the-art machines?

… FMD consists of 13 innovative research institutes?

… FMD has in total more than 12.500 square meters of cleanroom facilities?

… FMD is the world’s largest pool for technologies and intellectual property rights within the area of smart systems?

FMD Positioning in a Global Context

  • FMD is a global innovation driver.
  • FMD is the largest cross-site R&D cooperation for micro- and nanoelectronics in Europe.
  • FMD offers a unique range of expertise and infrastructure.
  • FMD bridges the gap between basic research and customer-specific product development.
  • FMD is an enabler for digital change and future key technologies.
  • FMD is a high-tech incubator for innovators and start-ups.