Multiproject wafer with different sensor ASICs on
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Multiproject wafer with different sensor ASICs on

Infrastructure – From Lab to Fab – All you need

Our Infrastructure offers you from Labs to Fabs, from test equipment to our inHaus-Center everything you need to realize innovative products together with us.

Infrastructure

The Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS in Duisburg is characterized by its excellent technical infrastructure for research and development.

 

Labs&Fabs

More than 7,400 m² laboratory space equipped with state-of-the-art appliances and systems are the basis of our research and development competencies. That includes several 8” clean rooms (CMOS production line, microsystems technology Lab&Fab, test and assembly) as well as measurement laboratories (e.g. for pressure sensor systems, biohybrid sensor systems, image sensors and cameras, high-frequency measurement technology). The 8” clean rooms are specialized to develop and produce small to medium quantities in form of prototypes up to pilot production.

Center for Sensor Technology

 

FMD – Joint facilities

Regarding the infrastructure of Fraunhofer IMS, it’s important to note that our institute is a part of the Forschungsfabrik Mikroelektronik Deutschland (FMD) – a global driver of innovation consisting of eleven Fraunhofer institutes and two Leibniz institutes, which is the biggest FuE cooperation across different sites and offers a unique variety of competencies and infrastructure for microelectronics in Europe. FMD bridges the gap between basic research and customer-specific product development and gives you access to even more facilities. FMD is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

www.forschungsfabrik-mikroelektronik.de/en/About-FMD.html

 

inHaus-Center

A special feature in the IMS infrastructure is the Fraunhofer-inHaus-Center with its application laboratories in which the focus areas are health and care, smart home and smart city. Furthermore, we support start-up companies who would like to work in these fields and develop together with us innovative solutions and products.

www.inhaus.fraunhofer.de/en

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Center for Sensor Technology

Our center for sensor technology offers 8” wafer fabs for standard to custom processes.

inHaus-Center

The inHaus-Center shows you more in the fields of SmartHome, SmartHealth, SmartCare up to SmartCity.

Measurement Equipment and Labs

A broad range of measurement equipment helps to test and verify our research and developments.