Fraunhofer solves networked sensors' energy problems

In Fraunhofer's lighthouse project, the development of a extremely energy-efficient and modular hardware creates the basis for a comprehensive Internet of Things.

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Miniaturized degasser for mobile applications

The scientists at Fraunhofer EMFT have developed a self-sufficient micro degasser, capable of removing gas bubbles and dissolved gas from liquids. The heart of the degasser is a silicon micropump developed at Fraunhofer EMFT.

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Edwards and Fraunhofer cooperate for "the 4th industrial revolution"

The high-performance centre "Secure connected Systems" in Munich and the vacuum pump manufacturer Edwards are going to cooperate in the area of smart manufacturing. The focus is on the realization of predictive and smart maintenance in the specific application of semiconductor production.

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Best Presenter Award for Fraunhofer EMFT researcher

Bernadette Kinzel, PhD student in the Circuit & Systems department, convinced at the IEEE APEC (Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exhibition) in St. Antonio, Texas, with a brilliant speech: She received the Best Presenter Award for her presentation " A Non-Isolated Asynchronous Low Power High Voltage Boost Converter for Discontinuous Conduction Mode and Portable Applications" in the session "T40: Industrial Applications".




World forum and leading show for the process industries


June 11 - 15 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany




June 26 - 28 in Nuremberg


Annual Report 2016


To reinforce the position of Europe’s semiconductor and electronics industry within global competition, eleven institutes within the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics have, together with two institutes within the Leibniz Association, come up with a concept for a cross-location research factory for microelectronics and nanoelectronics.


360° tour

A virtual tour through laboratories and premises of Fraunhofer EMFT.



Fraunhofer EMFT

Hansastraße 27d
80686 Munich
Phone +49 89 54759-0
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