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Fraunhofer IIS Forschungspreis 2021 Preisträger

Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2021

Fraunhofer IIS wins Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize with efficient and robust networking

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How can we leverage our expertise on a European level so as to ensure European sovereignty in AI?

European Sovereignty in AI

How can we leverage our expertise on a European level so as to ensure European sovereignty in AI? A statement by Prof. Dr. Alexander Martin.

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Research for the Future

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is one of the world’s leading application-oriented research institutions for microelectronic and IT system solutions and services. By driving technology ideas and anticipating and inspiring the technologies and applications of tomorrow, we are playing a major role in maintaining Germany’s technological leadership.

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Highlights 2019 – Our Annual Report

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Fraunhofer IIS – Boosting your Success through Research and Development

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Here you will find all key information about the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS.

Our application-oriented research institute is a global leader in microelectronic and information technology system solutions and services. We are currently the largest institute within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

We work with our customers and partners from the business and public sectors to develop, implement, and optimize processes, products, and systems through to use and market launch. Our internationally networked, cutting-edge research contributes to economic success and social well-being. What can we do for you?


Take a look at our range of services and opportunities for collaboration.

Our Strategic Research Is Guided by »Cognitive Sensor Technologies« and »Audio and Media Technologies«


»Cognitive sensor technologies« and »audio and media technologies« are our institute’s two strategic guiding topics. Here we pool our experience and expertise from all seven research areas and develop solutions to fulfil present and future needs. We drive research and development forward through continuous innovation – for example by integrating artificial intelligence (AI) – to directly benefit the economy and society.

Learn more about the guiding topics of Fraunhofer IIS.

Focus Projects

Within the framework of several large focus projects, we develop solutions for the challenges of the present and the future. In some cases, we work together with partners from industry and research.


Campus of the Senses – Digitalized Perception

The »Campus of the Senses« digitally recreates human senses.


ADA Lovelace Center – AI in Practice

A new center of expertise for analytics, data, and applications that brings science and industry together.


5G – Mobile Communications and Beyond

5G technologies for mobile broadband communication, Industry 4.0, connected mobility, and satellite communication.


MIOTY – Wireless IoT Technology

Standardized communication solutions for applications within the Industrial Internet of Things.


Digital Added Value – Industry 4.0 in Practice

Solutions for efficient production and logistics processes that link people with technology.


CIT - Cognitive Internet Technologies

Paving the way for the reliable Industrial Internet of the future.


MPEG-H TV Audio System

Interactive, immersive 3D sound for TV and VR.


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Latest Information from Fraunhofer IIS

Smart Sensing and Electronics / 7.10.2021

Dr. Theresa Götz – Carving Out a Career Between Schnitzel and Solar Cells

Cognitive Sensor Technologies / 29.9.2021

A. Martin: Europe’s data management must be federal and sustainable

Director Alexander Martin about the European data strategy for the future.

Series: Hydrogen / 22.9.2021

Hydrogen: How we’re powering change

Cognitive Sensor Technologies / 22.9.2021

eResourcing: Handling data sustainably

Smart Sensing and Electronics / 20.9.2021

How is a cost-effective solution for manufacturing spectral sensors possible?

Audio and Media Technologies / 17.9.2021

Bias in language: Is gender bias a factor in industrial speech processing?

Fraunhofer vs. Coronavirus crisis / 2.9.2021

How to achieve fair and fast distribution of protective personal equipment during the crisis?

Audio and Media Technologies / 1.9.2021

Daniela Rieger wins 2nd place for the ARD/ZDF “Women + Media Technology” award


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