Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems

Workshop High Temperature Electronics
November 18th and 19th, 2014


High temperature electronics is a continuously growing market in constant need of new technologies and concepts. Fraunhofer IMS hosts a workshop on HT electronics to provide a forum for industry and academia in this field. Follow interesting presentations on applications, circuit and system design, ...[more]

Biohybrid Systems


The Fraunhofer IMS is at the cutting edge of MEMS-, nano-, and biosensor-technology, which combines traditional CMOS technology with innovative post-processed bio- and nanostructures. In the last decade, the semiconductor technology has been seeing a new trend, called »More than Moore«, where added...[more]

Wireless &Transponder Systems


Fraunhofer IMS has acquired professional expertise in the development of sensor transponders and related readers. Sensor transponders combine the identification mechanisms known from standard RFID technology and measurement data acquisition. Sensor transponders are very helpful if the usage of wired...[more]

Annual report 2013


In 2013 the economic environment encountered some difficulties. Due to the expiration of current EU programs, fewer new EU projects were realized and the market situation for large R&D projects remained subdued. Despite these difficult conditions the Fraunhofer IMS succeeded in asserting itself...[more]



The Fraunhofer IMS has more than 20 years of experience in CMOS photodetector design, processing, and characterization. Our customers benefit from our standard CMOS and SOI-CMOS processes with a feature size down to 0.35 μm optimized for photosensing applications. Furthermore, we offer CMOS postproc...[more]