Fraunhofer IZM – Creative Minds for Smart Electronics

Fraunhofer IZM is one the world’s leading institutes for applied research and the development and system integration of robust and reliable electronics. More than 260 employees work at the institute on solutions for the automotive, medical, and industrial electronics industry or even textile companies. We are working at the point where creativity and technology meet, constantly looking for improvements, innovations, and inventions to design the future.

Fraunhofer IZM stands for application-oriented, industry-driven research. Four technology clusters, Wafer Level and Panel Level Packaging, Environmental and Reliability Engineering as well as RF & Smart Sensor Systems, are engaged in cutting-edge inter-technology developments on an international level. Our scientists track current trends and developments to pinpoint and engage with promising future topics and research projects.

Fraunhofer IZM at a Glance

RealIZM – The First Step to Open Innovation

Fraunhofer IZM works in the vanguard of progress, identifying the latest trends and developing innovative microelectronics technologies. At the same instant, IZM takes into account the social development of our contemporary society, which lives off the creation and sharing of valuable information. This is the thinking behind our scientific blog RealIZM.

RealIZM is an online communication platform and corporate blog of Fraunhofer IZM. On RealIZM, we will be sharing our R&D ideas and technological solutions for application-oriented topics and providing insight into our breakthrough technologies in the field of microelectronics. The blog provides a serious and profound academic forum for engaging with other electronics’ enthusiasts and making new ideas come to life.

IZM also works symbiotically with the Technical University of Berlin and other scientific and industrial institutions, whose contributions you can also find in RealIZM.