Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS

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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Leistungszentrum Elektroniksysteme (LZE)

The Leistungszentrum Elektroniksysteme (LZE) is a joint initiative of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Fraunhofer IIS, Fraunhofer IISB, and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), in addition to other non-university research institutes and various industry partners.

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Highlights 2016 – Our Annual Report

Plant analysis, Ta revolution in tv sound, satellite communication of the future and smart data: the future of logistics. The highlights in our annual report 2016.

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Fraunhofer IIS

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen
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Current Press Releases


Huawei Enters Patent License Agreement for Fraunhofer IIS MPEG-4 Audio Patent Portfolio

Global communications equipment provider Huawei has entered into a worldwide patent license agreement with the renowned developer of audio and media technologies, Fraunhofer IIS, for Fraunhofer's MPEG-4 Audio patent portfolio. The license agreement addresses past and future use of Fraunhofer's MPEG-4 Audio patent portfolio in Huawei's products.

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Faultless data transfer despite interference - digitally tunable radio frequency filters at embedded world

With the available frequencies increasingly used up, the communication industry faces some big challenges: Demand is growing for wireless communication systems that work faultlessly even when coexistence and interference problems arise. The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS has developed digitally tunable radio frequency filters (RF filters) that provide dynamic access to a variety of frequencies without any delay. Fraunhofer IIS will be presenting its RF filters at embedded world 2018.

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Fraunhofer IIS demonstrates 5G solutions for Industrial IoT at Mobile World Congress 2018

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS will present its latest mobile communication developments towards 5G at the Mobile World Congress, February 26 to March 1, 2018, in Barcelona, Spain. Live demonstrations will show how advancements in positioning and low-latency communication are accelerating industrial processes.

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Mobile analysis system for trace substances in liquids

Until now, time-consuming laboratory tests were necessary to detect pollutants and contaminants in liquids such as drinking water or juices. Now a novel mobile measuring device developed by Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in coopera-tion with CapSenze can quickly and reliably detect the presence of biochemical substances.

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China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) Beijing, China / 03/22/2018 - 03/24/2018

China Content Broadcasting Network (CCBN) 2018

Visit us in hall 2, booth 2403A.

Messe München, Germany / 04/10/2018 - 04/13/2018

analytica 2018

Visit us at the 26th International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and analytica conference. We look forward to seeing you at our booth A1-524!



Fraunhofer IIS Magazine
Research is full of interesting stories and the Fraunhofer IIS Magazine has been digging for details. Enjoy!



Fraunhofer Audio-Blog
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Nuremberg, Germany / 04/11/2018 - 04/12/2018, 10:00 - 18:00

MT-Connect - Inside Medical Technology

We look forward to seeing you at our booth in hall 10.0-309!

Hannover / 04/23/2018 - 04/27/2018

Hannover Messe 2018

Visit us at Hannover Messe in hall 2, booth C22. We look forward to seeing you!

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License Agreement with BTI for MIOTY™ as new technology for Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) communications


Three awards at the European Space Week

Alexander Rügamer, Group Manager Specialized GNSS Receivers at Fraunhofer IIS won the Overall Prize, Bavarian Challenge and PRS Special Price at the European Satellite Navigation Competition.
With »Sorus« Police, special forces, and other authorised Galileo PRS users could use a secure, trustable, and unspoofable positioning solution to equip their UAVs.



Human perception goes digital at the Campus of the Senses in Erlangen

Future multisensory digital systems will have the ability to understand and simulate human sensory perception.


Our Annual Report 2016