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Presentations from Semicon West Workshop now online

Presentations from Semicon West Workshop now online: The presentations from the joint Fraunhofer-Leti Workshop are now online. Download the presentations to learn more about our alliance in Next Generation Computing, LIDAR-Solutions, Quantum Computing and more.
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The construction kit for smart system solutions

Microelectronics is a firm part of all aspects of our daily lives. Whether in cars, medical engineering, or consumer electronics, a wide variety of microelectronic system solutions are required for the various applications. The Research Fab Microelectronics Germany (FMD) is a one-stop-shop that offers a wide range of R&D services for system solutions. These are constantly being further developed by more than 2000 scientists in 13 member institutes.
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FMD-Space: The high tech incubator for innovators and startups

Turning vision into reality – The Research Fab Microelectronics Germany (FMD) is now scouting for teams with innovative ideas which, on their way to entrepreneurial breakthrough, still face challenges in the field of microelectronics.
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Largest Microelectronics Research Cooperation in Europe Launches First Plants

The Research Fab Microelectronics Germany (FMD) collaboration promises easier access to future developments and nationwide coordinated technology know-how from a single source. A year and a half after the project started, the cooperation partners and their funding associates at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) inducted the new research equipment with a ceremonial celebration held at the first FMD Innovation Day on the premises of the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM) in Berlin.
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After handing over the grant approvals issued by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (L-R): Prof. Matthias Kleiner, President Leibniz Association, Prof. Bernd Tillack, Institute Director Leibniz Institute for Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics (IHP), Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon AG, Prof. Johanna Wanka, Federal Research Minister, Prof. Reimund Neugebauer, President Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Prof. Hubert Lakner, Chairman Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics, Prof. Günther Tränkle, Institute Director Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik (FBH).

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Full Steam Ahead – Opening ceremony for the first FMD integration line at the very first Innovation Day event. l-r : Prof. Matthias Kleiner (President of the Leibniz Association), Prof. Georg Rosenfeld (Member Fraunhofer Executive Board), Prof. Hubert Lakner (Chairman of the FMD Steering Committee and Fraunhofer IPMS Executive Director), and Dr. Michael Meister (Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research).

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