Inventing a Green Future

06/20/2022 - Annual Report of Fraunhofer IAF 2021/2022

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The Annual Report 2021/22 of Fraunhofer IAF has been titled “Inventing a Green Future.”

In this year’s annual report “Inventing a Green Future” we would like to show you our activities in the field of energy-efficient micro- and  nanoelectronics for a climateneutral, secure and independent future. Learn more about how our researchers are working on sustainable solutions based on III-V semiconductors and are breaking new ground to contribute to the technological sovereignty of Germany and Europe.

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Highlights from this year’s annual report


Green Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Fraunhofer IAF is working on new mobile radio solutions that focus on energy efficiency and sustainability as well as performance. How Fraunhofer IAF contributes to the 6G mobile communications of the future with innovative terahertz radio technologies, sustainable InGaAs HEMT technologies and more can be read in this year’s annual report.

Two new research buildings in operation

With the new laboratory building and the new MOCVD hall, Fraunhofer IAF has had an expanded state-of-the-art research infrastructure for optoelectronic metrology and quantum sensing as well as for metal-organic chemical vapor deposition since 2021. Learn more about the expanded infrastructure and expertise at Fraunhofer IAF.

Innovation due to strong partners

Innovations are based on exchange: Whether know-how, equipment or material — the optimal distribution of resources enables their optimal use. Therefore, Fraunhofer IAF builds on strong collaborations with partners from research and industry. Read more about our extensive networks and how we strengthen the technological sovereignty and independence of Germany as well as our annual report.

From idea to product

We cover the entire semiconductor value chain under one roof. With us, you will find exactly the experts you need for your project. With state-of-the-art technological equipment, strong collaborations and our experience, we at Fraunhofer IAF find solutions to your questions.

Further information


Interviews with our colleagues

Our projects involve many great minds. In our annual report, our partners and colleagues get a chance to speak about topics such as research, patent applications or their theses at Fraunhofer IAF.


How can you work with us?

With us, you will find out of 200 scientists exactly the expert you need for your project. With our state-of-the-art technological equipment, strong cooperation and our experience we find the solutions to your questions.


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