European Green Deal

The European Green Deal is mobilizing the industry for a cleaner and circular economy. The overall goal of the Green Deal is to get economic growth decoupled from resource consumption by 2050.

Fraunhofer IZM supports the idea of the European Green Deal through the development of cost and environmental models together. Fraunhofer IZM supports the microelectronic industry, especially in its move towards sustainable production.

“Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to Europe and the world. To overcome these challenges, Europe needs a new growth strategy. Overall, This strategy transforms the Union into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy. One goal is the absence of net emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050. Economic growth and resource use are independent aspects. No person and no place is left behind.

The economy of the EU has to become sustainable. This is the plan with the European Green DealWe can do this by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities. Therefore, we to make the transition just and inclusive for all. The plan outlines investments needed and financing tools available. Also, It explains how to ensure a just and inclusive transition.“ (

The Advantages of Cost Modelling in Packaging Processes

Assessing costs and environmental impacts in packaging processes   Mathilde Billaud works on cost and environmental models. Her mission: To optimize panel-level packaging at the process level. A packaging process optimized already at the R&D stage has many benefits to…