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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Miniaturization saves energy

In industrial automation via NED-based micropositioning plattforms.


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Green ICT

Kick-off for the "Green ICT @ FMD" competence center.


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Trustworthy electronics "Made in Germany"

Distributed Manufacturing for Novel and Trustworthy Electronics T4T" Project.


Fraunhofer IPMS

Virtual Showroom

Our technologies in 3D in our new interactive showroom.



Next webinar

Two-photon polymerization

October 20, 2022 (2 pm CET) - 3D printing for high-resolution rapid microfabrication


Dusseldorf, Germany


November 14-17, 2022 - We will present our latest developments at the leading international trade fair for medical technology.


Munic, Germany


November 15-18, 2022 - Our innovations in industrial electronics, energy and electromobility at the world's leading trade fair for electronics.


Munic, Germany

Semicon Europe

November 15-18, 2022 - Visit us at Semicon Europe, the largest European trade fair for microelectronics.

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


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Research Fab Microelectronics Germany


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