The project is coordinated by Karsten Schischke at Fraunhofer IZM, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Berlin, Germany.

Further experts are:

Eckhard Hohwieler, Fraunhofer IPK,

Roberto Feitscher, Fraunhofer IPK,


The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft undertakes applied research of direct utility to private and public enterprise and of wide benefit to society. Our Customers are industry, service sector, public administration. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the largest organization for applied research in Europe with more than 80 research units, including 60 Fraunhofer Institutes, at different locations in Germany. The majority of the 17, 000 staff are qualified scientists and engineers.


Fraunhofer IZM

System integration and the packaging of electronic products are increasingly turning into a determining factor of economic success for suppliers and users from the consumer electronics, telecommunications, mechanical engineering and automotive sectors. Maintaining your competitive edge in these areas means keeping on top of technological developments.

We at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM want to help make the difference. Together with the Research Center for Microperipheric Technologies at the TU Berlin the Fraunhofer IZM represents an efficient research, development and service potential, especially in the areas of:

  • Substrate Integration Technologies
  • Wafer Level Integration Technologies
  • Materials, Reliability and Sustainable Development
  • System Design

Our main objective is to support firms in the broad application of microelectronic and microsystem technologies.

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Website Department Environmental and Reliability Engineering:

Fraunhofer IPK

Fraunhofer IPK develops methods and technologies for management, product development, production processes and design of industrial plants and sites. We explore new applications in future oriented markets such as security, mobility and medical technology.

Alongside our own research, we work on integrated solutions in close cooperation with the industry. Together with industrial partners our experts transfer basic innovations from RTD into functional applications.

On behalf of our customers we work on optimizing industrial processes - from the initial product idea and its development to its manufacture. Our objective is a rapid transfer of research results into the corporate practice.

We pay special attention to offer novel, cost efficient and environmentally friendly solutions to small and medium sized companies.