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About Us:
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, based in Germany, is the world’s leading applied research organization. By prioritizing key technologies for the future and commercializing its findings in business and industry, it plays a major role in the innovation process. A trailblazer and trendsetter in innovative developments and research excellence, it is helping shape our society and our future. Founded in 1949, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft currently operates 76 institutes and research units throughout Germany. Around 30,800 employees, predominantly scientists and engineers, work with an annual research budget of roughly €3.0 billion, €2.6 billion of which is designated as contract research.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, headquartered in Erlangen, Germany, conducts world-class research on microelectronic and IT system solutions and services. Today, it is the largest institute of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

More than 1200 employees conduct contract research for industry, the service sector and public authorities. Founded in 1985 in Erlangen, Fraunhofer IIS now has locations in 12 cities: Erlangen (headquarters), Nuremberg, Fürth and Dresden, as well as Bamberg, Deggendorf, Ilmenau, Munich, Passau, Triesdorf, Waischenfeld and Würzburg. 47% of the budget of 241 million euros in 2023 is financed by funds from industry and 35% from public project funds. The remaining budget is covered by institutional funding from the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and other income.