Our mission statement at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS is derived from our mission and vision, which we have chosen to follow. As a research institute with a worldwide reputation, we conduct research in close cooperation with industry and transform the results of basic research into diverse applications and products together with our partners. Therefore, it is necessary to always keep these principles in mind. The overriding mission statement of the IMS relates to various areas of our institute.
Smart Sensor Systems for a safe, secure, and sustainable future: In numerous state-of-the-art research laboratories, Fraunhofer IMS works with more than 250 talented scientific employees and students on innovative microelectronic solutions. As a trusted research and development partner for industry, the institutes’ goal is to develop customized sensor systems for your specific needs in the areas of biomedical sensors, optical systems, open source semiconductors, embedded AI, technology services, and even quantum technology.
The teams in the four business units – Health, Industry, Mobility, and Space and Security – are committed to implementing outstanding and versatile microelectronics that can be utilized across all your projects. For example, these solutions feature high integration capability, enormous energy efficiency, and reliable functionality even under harsh conditions.