Fraunhofer EMFT People, Facts & Figures

Fraunhofer EMFT Staff

Fraunhofer EMFT staff year 2019
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Fraunhofer EMFT staff year 2019
Fraunhofer EMFT Teams' Countries of Origin
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Fraunhofer EMFT Team countries of origin

We at Fraunhofer EMFT stand for outstanding expertise from all over the world: Our team comes from a total of 22 different countries. Together, we drive forward research and development of sensor systems and actuators for human beings and the environment. Our multicultural background is a key advantage, enabling us to look at scientific issues from a diverse range of perspectives. We make the most of this opportunity to inspire each other in terms of our mindset and our problem-solving strategies.

The following contact persons are available for you, representing the whole Fraunhofer EMFT team:

Amelie Hagelauer

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Amelie Hagelauer

Director

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-300

Christoph Kutter

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Prof. Dr. Christoph Kutter

Director

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-500

Fax +49 89 54759-550

Andrea Keill

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Andrea Keill

Administration

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-507

Pirjo Larima-Bellinghoven

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Pirjo Larima-Bellinghoven

Marketing, Communications and Strategy

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 München

Phone +49 89 54759-542

Katrin Menz

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Katrin Menz

Human Resources

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastrasse 27d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-506

Karin Bauer

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Dr. Karin Bauer

Business Development

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-223

Peter Ramm

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Dr. Peter Ramm

Strategic Projects

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-539

Dominik Muß

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Dominik Muß

Analytics and Technologies

Fraunhofer EMFT
Argelsrieder Feld 6
82234 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-430

Linus Maurer

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Prof. Dr. Linus Maurer

Circuits and Systems

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-320

Christof Landesberger

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Dipl.-Phys. Christof Landesberger

Flexible Systems

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-295

Alexey Yakushenko

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Dr. Alexey Yakushenko

Flexible Systems

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-211

Sabine Trupp

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Dr. rer. nat. Sabine Trupp

Head of Leistungszentrum »Sichere intelligente Systeme« (LZSiS)

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich

Phone +49 89 54759-561

Martin Richter

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Dr. Martin Richter

Micropumps

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-455

Wilfried Lerch

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Dr. Wilfried Lerch

Silicon Technologies and Devices

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-190

Marc Tornow

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Prof. Dr. Marc Tornow

Silicon technologies and devices

Fraunhofer EMFT
Hansastr. 27 d
80686 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-551

Joachim Wegener

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Prof. Dr. Joachim Wegener

Cell-based Sensor Technologies

Fraunhofer EMFT
Universitätsstr. 31
93053 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 941 9434546

Fax +49 941 9434491

Zentrum für Verbindungstechnik in der Elektronik ZVE

Frank Ansorge

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Dr. Frank Ansorge

Head of ZVE

Fraunhofer EMFT
Argelsrieder Feld 6
82234 Munich, Germany

Phone +49 89 54759-456

Fax +49 89 54759-515

Silke Paul

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Silke Paul

Event management

Fraunhofer EMFT
Argelsrieder Feld 6
82234 Weßling

Phone +49 89 54759-440 und -444

Fax +49 89 54759-515

Monika  Schmidt

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Monika Schmidt

Event management

Fraunhofer EMFT
Argelsrieder Feld 6
82234 Weßling

Phone +49 89 54759-400

Fax +49 89 54759-515

Dirk Schröder

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Dirk Schröder

Trainer

Fraunhofer EMFT
Argelsrieder Feld 6
82234 Weßling

Phone +49 89 54759-417

Fax +49 89 54759-515

Günter Paul

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Günter Paul

Trainer

Fraunhofer EMFT
Argelsrieder Feld 6
82234 Weßling

Phone +49 89 54759-418

Fax +49 89 54759-515

Number of employees within the last five years
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Number of employees within the last five years

As compared to the previous year, the permanent staff at the institution increased by seven in 2020, with a total of workforce of 135 as of the end of the year: of these, 101 people are employed in the scientific area and 30 in support areas. The latter are made up of marketing, IT, administration, technology, quality management, organization and services. In addition, the Fraunhofer EMFT team is supplemented with five trainees.

Another 49 student assistants from a wide range of educational institutions were employed at Fraunhofer EMFT in the course of the year, writing their final thesis and/or working on Fraunhofer EMFT research topics.

Projects

Projects 2020: Percentage distribution according to competences
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Projects 2020: Percentage distribution according to competences

In 2020, the Fraunhofer EMFT team was able to make its contribution to tackling the current challenges facing society with a total of 103 projects. Almost one third of the projects – 28% to be precise – can be attributed to the area of expertise Micro- and Nanotechnologies. This in turn forms the basis for Sensor Solutions, Micropumps, and Safe and Secure Electronics. It is precisely the interdisciplinary interaction between these areas of expertise that helps us produce forward-looking solutions for people and the environment.

Haushalt

Development of the overall budget within the last five years
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Development of the overall budget within the last five years

Fraunhofer EMFT’s total budget amounted to EUR 17.3 million in 2020, with industrial orders generating a total volume of approx. EUR 4.4 million. This is a 26.6% share of the operating budget.

History of Fraunhofer EMFT

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Thermal processing during the eighties
  • Fraunhofer EMFT originates from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solid State Technology IFT, which was founded in 1974. Here, technologies were developed for the manufacture of semiconductors. Other areas of activity included sensor technology, communication technology and microstructure technology. 
  • 1999 the Fraunhofer IFT was dissolved and split into three independent sections. The section located in Hansastrasse, Munich - today`s Fraunhofer EMFT - became part of the Berlin-based Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM. 
  • Since July 1, 2010, Fraunhofer EMFT has been operating as an independent institution of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft afresh.

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