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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"FUTURAS IN RES" conference: What’s the IQ of AI?

November 21 and 22, 2019 in Berlin

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Highlights 2018 – 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.

Focal Projects

We develop solutions to the challenges of the present and future in several large focal projects, sometimes working with partners from research and industry.


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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Our newsletters tell you all about developments, projects, and solutions at Fraunhofer IIS. This overview of all our available newsletters will help you choose the ones most suited to your interests.

Latest Information from Fraunhofer IIS

Audio and Media Technologies / 6.2.2020

Fraunhofer software helps power immersive music services for Amazon Echo Studio smart speaker

Positioning and Networks / 6.2.2020

On the road to autonomous driving – automated merging maneuvers

Fraunhofer IIS / 6.1.2020

New chair at the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics

Smart Sensing and Electronics / 12.12.2019

Fraunhofer participates in Germany’s Sprunginnovationen competition with the ADELIA project

Communication Systems / 3.12.2019

Project "KI-FLEX": how new AI-based electronic solutions can make autonomous driving safer

Fraunhofer IIS / 29.11.2019

Video from the celebratory symposium on the 60th birthday of Prof. Albert Heuberger

Fraunhofer IIS / 12.11.2019

Prof. Alexander Martin to become third Director at Fraunhofer IIS

Supply Chain Services / 23.10.2019

»TOP 100 in European Transport and Logistics Services 2019/2020«


Fraunhofer IIS

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen
Phone +49 9131 776-0
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