Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems


International Conference on IC Design and Technology September 15 - 17, 2021 Digital conference organized by Fraunhofer IPMS in Dresden, Germany

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MEMS and Nanotechnologies

Development of components and technologies in the field of micro-(opto)-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS and MOEMS) and nanotechnology including pilot fabrication.

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R&D Services

Our services for MEMS/MOEMS development on 200 mm wafers and for nanoelectronics on 300 mm wafers along the entire value chain.

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Strategic Research Areas

Overview of our current research projects.

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Our free tech webinars about current R&D topics and technology applications.

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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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ICICDT 2021 Dresden

International Conference on Design and Technology in the IC Industry.


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Solid-state-based Quantum Computer Development

Kick-off of European project MATQu.


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RISC-V Functional Safety Processor IP Core

With development tools from IAR Systems.



New Whitepaper

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



Digital Event


September 15-17, 2021 - The International Conference on IC Design and Technology 2021 will be organized by Fraunhofer IPMS.



Spatial Light Modulators

Status and Potential for Holography

October 7, 2021 (6:00 pm CET // 9:00 a.m. PT)


Digital Event

MicroFab Summit

November 02-04, 2021 - Join the trade fair for innovative manufacturing techniques for sensors and MEMS devices with us.


Congress Center Munich

Semicon Europe

November 16-19, 2021 - Take the opportunity and meet our experts - the Fraunhofer IPMS will be present at Semicon Europa, the largest European microelectronics fair.

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


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Research Fab Microelectronics Germany


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