Our research areas

We conduct research for the innovations of tomorrow. With our strategic research fields, we are increasingly supporting technological developments that have a key function for the economy and society in Germany and Europe. The focus is always on technology sovereignty and the sustainable value creation of these exciting future topics. 

Our current focus areas


Neuromorphic Computing

Materials, technologies and hardware solutions for "thinking computers" of the future


Trusted Electronics

Trusted electronics by understanding and actively shaping their origin, design and functionality


Quantum Computing

Scalable manufacturing technologies to enable quantum computing to reach its full potential


Quantum Communication & Quantum Cryptography

for secure and private data communication


Green ICT

Sustainable, energy-efficient microelectronics and its manufacturing