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.



Press release

Fraunhofer IPMS wins Joseph von Fraunhofer prize

for innovative loudspeaker technology.


Press release

High-precision microsensor technology

Innovative microsensor solutions from Fraunhofer IPMS.


Press release

Scientific cooperation with Taiwan

TU Dresden and Fraunhofer IPMS sign several agreements in Taipei and Hsinchu.


Fraunhofer IPMS

Virtual Showroom

Our technologies in 3D in our new interactive showroom.



Munich (Germany)

Laser - World of Photonics

June 27-30, 2023 - The trade show for the entire photonics industry for components, systems and applications. 


Tokyo (Japan)


October 4-6, 2023 - The international laser and photonics exhibition focusing on laser processing, optics and optical metrology/analytics.


Dresden (Germany)

MikroSystemTechnik (MST) Kongress 2023

October 23-25, 2023 - Future-oriented key technologies of microelectronics and microsystems engineering.


Düsseldorf (Germany)


November 13-16, 2023 - The leading international trade fair for medical 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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