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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Push-pull principle loudspeaker concept

High volume and excellent sound quality meet high energy efficiency.


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Research Fab for quantum and neuromorphic computing

Launch of the cooperation FMD-QNC.


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Sustainable satellites

Li-Fi GigaDock® of Fraunhofer IPMS installed on the ISS space station.


Fraunhofer IPMS

Virtual Showroom

Our technologies in 3D in our new interactive showroom.



San Francisco, USA

SPIE Photonics West

January 31 - February 2, 2023 - SPIE Photonics West, the world's leading event for photonic technologies.


San Diego, USA


March 5-9, 2023 - The leading event for the optical communications and networking industry.


Nuremberg (Germany)

Embedded World 2023

March 14-16, 2023 - The trade fair for devices, modules, operating systems, hardware and software design and M2M communication.


Nuremberg (Germany)

Sensor + Test

May 9-11, 2023 - Benefit from the direct exchange on the topics of sensor, measurement and testing technology. 

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




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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