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 Improved Quality of Life. 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.



Fraunhofer IPMS

Virtual Showroom

Our technologies in 3D in our new interactive showroom.


Press release

Technology hub for cell-based therapeutics

Innovation Center for Precision Analysis of Cell Therapy Products is being established at the Fraunhofer Center MEOS. 


Press release

Fagron acquires Fraunhofer IPMS’ spin-off HiperScan

Reliable and secure identification of starting materials in pharmacies.


Press release

Fraunhofer IPMS' spin-off Arioso Systems acquired by Bosch

Innovative MEMS-based micro loudspeakers.



Nuremberg, Germany

Embedded World

June 21-23, 2022 - The trade show for electronic systems security, distributed intelligence, the Internet of Things, e-mobility and energy efficiency.


Munich, Germany


June 21-24, 2022 - The leading trade fair for the laboratory technology, analytics & biotechnology sectors.


Dresden, Germany

Science Night

July 8, 2022 - Experience science up close, try it out for yourself and talk to researchers - all this will be possible at the Dresden Science Night.


Online Archive


Watch our webinars for a deeper insight of our technology and applications - available at anytime.

Our Portfolio



Learn more about our market applications for:

  • Smart Industrial Solutions
  • Medical and Health
  • Qualitiy of Life

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




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

Microelectronic and Optical Systems for Biomedicine

Herman-Hollerith-Str. 3
99099 Erfurt, Germany

Phone +49 361 66 338-150


Member of

Research Fab Microelectronics Germany


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