Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems

Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS

Fraunhofer IPMS is a worldwide leader in research and development services for electronic and photonic microsystems in the fields of Smart Industrial Solutions, Medical & Health applications and Mobility. Innovative products can be found in all large markets – such as ICT, consumer products, automobile technology, semiconductor technology, measurement and medical technology – products which are based upon various technology developed at Fraunhofer IPMS.



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Metal oxides and organic material characterization

Developers of thin-film gas sensors benefit from heated substrate platform.


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Edge AI solutions for intelligent sensors

to help predict and maintain industrial systems.


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One-stop store for micromechanical ultrasound

MEMS-based ultrasonic transducers for SMEs.


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Macron and Steinmeier visit Fraunhofer IPMS

French state visit highlights the importance of microelectronics.



Dresden (Germany)

Night of the Sciences

June 14, 2024 - Our booth at the HTW Dresden awaits you with a varied program of lectures, to watch and to participate in.


San Francisco (USA)

Semicon West

July 9-11, 2024 - The world's number one trade fair for microelectronics.


ICC Jeju in Jeju, Korea

IMID 2024

August 20 - 23, 2024 - 24th International Meeting on Information Display (IMID 2024).



All our events

Find an overview of all of our events 2024 here.

Our Portfolio



Learn more about our market applications for:

  • Smart Industrial Solutions
  • Medical and Health
  • Mobility

Components & Systems

Our technology solutions for:

  • Sensors
  • Actuators
  • Data Communication 
  • Computing


Our services along the entire value chain:

  • MEMS Technologies
  • 300 mm Semiconductor Processes
  • Customer Evaluation Kits
  • Analytics and Characterization

Strategic Research Areas

Our current research projects in the areas of:

  • Green ICT
  • Neuromorphic Computing
  • Trustworthy Electronics
  • Quantum Computing
  • Quantum Communication




Photonic Microsystems

Maria-Reiche-Str. 2
01109 Dresden, Germany

Phone +49 351 88 23-0
Fax +49 351 88 23-266


Business Area

Center Nanoelectronic Technologies

An der Bartlake 5
01109 Dresden, Germany

Phone +49 351 26 07-0



Integrated Silicon Systems

Konrad-Zuse-Strasse 1
03046 Cottbus, Germany

Phone +49 355 69 3210


Fraunhofer Center

Fraunhofer Center Erfurt

Herman-Hollerith-Str. 3
99099 Erfurt, Germany

Phone +49 361 66 338-150


We are part of

Research Fab Microelectronics Germany


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