Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
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In close cooperation with partners and clients the Institute provides research and development services in the following research areas:
About 880 employees conduct contract research for industry, the service sector and public authorities. FFraunhofer IIS has now 12 locations
in 10 cities: Erlangen (headquaters), Nuremberg, Fürth, Dresden, further in Bamberg, Waischenfeld, Coburg, Würzburg, Ilmenau and Deggendorf. The budget of 120 million euros is mainly financed by projects. 23 percent of the budget is subsidized by federal and state funds.
Founded in 1985, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen, Germany, ranks first among the Fraunhofer Institutes concerning headcount and revenues. With the creation of mp3 and the co-development of AAC, Fraunhofer IIS has reached worldwide recognition.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the leading organization for applied research in Europe. Its research activities are conducted by 66 institutes and research units at locations throughout Germany. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft employs a staff of nearly 24,000, who work with an annual research budget totaling more than 2 billion euros.