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

Reinraum - Aufnahmen am 07.02.2017 bei Fraunhofer IPMS in Dresden . Foto: Oliver Killig


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.

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

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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 is the world's leading research group for applications and systems in micro- and nanoelectronics.

FMD offers new technologies and cross-technology solutions up to a high level of technical maturity from one source for partners in industry and science.


  • Based on the scientific excellence of its institutes, FMD continuously develops its technological portfolio and translates it into innovations - for the benefit of society and to strengthen the German and European economy.
  • FMD provides impulses for developments and system solutions in the high-tech sector, cooperates with international partners and actively shapes the German and European research agenda.
  • FMD bundles its resources across the entire value chain of micro- and nanoelectronics to maintain technological sovereignty in Europe and to strengthen Germany's competitiveness as a business location.
  • FMD enables comprehensive and easy access to new applications of micro- and nanoelectronics at different technical levels of maturity and offers complete solutions from a single source.
  • FMD lowers the entry threshold into future-oriented high technologies for all users of microelectronics in industry and science and is an important innovation partner also for small and medium-sized enterprises.
  • FMD offers training and further education opportunities for future careers in microelectronics and supports the transfer of knowledge by brains.
  • FMD supports start-ups in high technologies.


FMD Facts – Did you know that…

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

… over 2,000 highly qualified employees take care of your requests within the FMD?

… FMD laboratories and production facilities will be expanded by more than 200 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?