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.



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From idea to market

Fraunhofer IPMS supports industry with innovative technologies at Semicon Europe.


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Intelligent MEMS-based sensors and actuators

Fraunhofer IPMS presents future-oriented key technologies in microelectronics and microsystems technology.


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Visualization of sound volume in rooms

Trainee Project 2021 of Fraunhofer IPMS develops noise-indicating lamp.



New Whitepaper

  • "RISC-V processor core for functional safety"
  • "Latency-optimized TSN networks"



Digital Event

Medical Wearables

December 7-9, 2021 - What technologies will enable next-generation medical wearables? Join the discussion at this year's Medical Wearables digital conference.


San Francisco, USA

SPIE Photonics West

January 22-26, 2022 - The leading event on the U.S. West Coast for lasers, photonics and biomedical optics.


Digital Event

MEMS Manufacturing

March 1-3, 2022 - The event for next-generation MEMS manufacturing technologies and MEMS applications.


Fraunhofer IPMS


Our tech webinars, available at any time.

Our Portfolio



Learn more about our market applications.


Components & Systems

Our technology solutions for sensors, actuators, communication and computing.



Our services along the entire value chain.


Strategic Research Areas

Our current research projects in the areas of:

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



Dresden - Headquarters

Photonic Microsystems

Maria-Reiche-Str. 2
01109 Dresden

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


Dresden - Business Area

Center Nanoelectronic Technologies

An der Bartlake 5
01109 Dresden

Phone +49 351 26 07-30 01


Cottbus - Branch

Integrated Silicon Systems

Konrad-Zuse-Strasse 1
03046 Cottbus

Phone +49 355 69 3210


Erfurt - Project Hub

Microelectronic and Optical Systems for Biomedicine

Herman-Hollerith-Str. 3
99099 Erfurt

Phone +49 361 66 338-150


Member of

Research Fab Microelectronics Germany


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