Busniess Unit Health Fraunhofer IMS
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Busniess Unit Health Fraunhofer IMS

Smart sensor systems for health applications

The Fraunhofer IMS develops smart sensor systems for medical implants, in-situ diagnostics and non-invasive healthcare.

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Business Unit Industry Fraunhofer IMS
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Business Unit Industry Fraunhofer IMS

Industry Sensors

The Industry business area delivers solutions for sustainable and flexible production by combining innovative sensors with embedded AI and trusted electronics.

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Business Unit Mobility Fraunhofer IMS
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Business Unit Mobility Fraunhofer IMS

Mobility

The developments of new technologies and smart sensor systems pave the way for innovative, reliable solutions.

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Business Unit Space and Security Fraunhofer IMS
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Business Unit Space and Security Fraunhofer IMS

Space and Security

We offer state of the art technologies for development and pilot production of customer-specific, innovative MEMS and optical sensors for applications in space, security and defense.

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Core Competence Embedded Software and AI Fraunhofer IMS
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Core Competence Embedded Software and AI Fraunhofer IMS

Core Competence Embedded Software and Artificial Intelligence

Embedded Software and Artificial Intelligence are key technologies for the innovative system solutions of Fraunhofer IMS.

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3d-Camera-Board with Line Sensor developed by Fraunhofer IMS

Core Competence Smart Sensor Systems

Fraunhofer IMS – Your competent research and development partner for smart sensor systems.

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Professional CMOS Line
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Professional CMOS Line

Core Competence Technology

The development of CMOS and MEMS based sensor technologies, opens up the possibilities for state-of-the-art smart sensor systems.

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Fraunhofer IMS is your partner for research and development of innovative and sophisticated solutions in business areas: Health, Industry, Mobility and Space and Security. High performance sensors, readout circuits pushed to the limits, embedded AI and efficient and secure RISC-V processors are combined with application knowledge in our business areas. These are just a few examples of solutions for our customers.

Our core competencies: Embedded Software and AI, Smart Sensor Systems and Technology develop and deliver the fundamental and innovative technologies, sensors, circuits and software algorithms for this. Our homepage shows you the full range of our offer. Here you will find what will improve your product or make it possible in the first place and thus open up new markets for you.

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Health

The Fraunhofer IMS researches and develops medical implants and non-invasive health systems in the Business Unit Health.

 

Industry

The Industry business unit is researching smart solutions for production, artificial intelligence and trustworthy electronics.

 

Mobility

The change in mobility is unmistakable - autonomous driving and zero emissions are also the driving topics at the Fraunhofer  IMS.

 

Space and Security

Space and safety engineering are applications with considerable potential, which is why we take care of them.

Our Core Competences

 

Embedded Software and AI

Embedded Software and AI for applications from Health to Space, from Industry to Mobility, we make it possible.

 

Smart Sensor Systems

Miniaturized sensors together with smart readout circuits on a chip is the way we go.

 

Technology

The range of our technologies extends from microsystems to nanosystems engineering.

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6.7.2021

Fraunhofer IMS and ARDUINO® announce the release of AIFES, a standalone, high-efficiency, AI framework for microcontrollers.

Fraunhofer IMS and Arduino announce the release of AIfES, a standalone, high-efficiency, AI framework completely programmed in C, which allows innovators to train and run machine learning algorithms even on the smallest microcontrollers.
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29.6.2021

Energy ECS project develops smart and secure energy solutions for future mobility and green-energy transition

A new project with 30 participants from eight European countries will pave the way for an emerging new European business and technology ecosystem aimed at tackling various energy related challenges for the future of mobility. The project accelerates Europe's decarbonization goals for 2050.
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15.12.2020

Innovative dizziness therapy system now certified as medical device

The biofeedback systems EQUIFit© and EQUIMedi© are now approved as medical products for dizziness therapy and can therefore carry the CE mark. The marketing launch is scheduled for end of 2020. The devices are the main components of the EQUIVert© solution, which researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems in Duisburg developed together with colleagues from the University of Duisburg-Essen, GED Gesellschaft für Elektronik und Design mbH and Dr. Uso Walter from HNOnet NRW eG.
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