Research Fab Microelectronics Germany (FMD) is a cross-location collabora-tion among research institutes focused on micro- and nanoelectronics. FMD combines the R&D infrastructure and technology expertise of the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics and with the expertise of two Leibniz institutes, Ferdinand Braun Institute (FBH) and Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics (IHP).

Work with us to develop demonstrators that will really help your innovative microelectronic product idea take off

More about FMD Space

In addition to developing and building demonstrators and prototypes at the 13 FMD Institutes under the slogan High-tech for hardware start-ups, we at Fraunhofer Venture assist FMD Space by providing a variety of support concepts for business model and team development in high-tech projects. In doing so, we complete the organization's unique offer for founders and entrepreneurs. 

Our 4-to-6-month acceleration mode functions as a stress test for the technology, the team and the business model.

The main goals at FMD Space:

  1. Assessing technological feasibility & subsequent development as well as building demonstrators/prototypes in close collaboration with the FMD institute
  2. Working out the details of the collaboration model and defining mutual targets, expectations and roles for the joint project, both in terms of the coming months as well as long term to guarantee the best possible outcome for your innovation
  3. Detailing the keystones of a sustainable business model for genuine market validation
  4. Helping you grow as entrepreneurial team


Additional program benefits:

  • Get access to Europe's largest selection of machinery for micro- and nanoelectronics
  • Benefit from the extensive experience and expertise of 2,000 scientists
  • Access the most extensive pool worldwide for technologies and IP rights in the field of smart systems for your idea
  • Use our networks as a marketplace for your breakthrough

Want to lear more?


Take a look at the FMD website and find out everything you need to know about our high-tech incubator for innovators & start-ups.

There you will find current news and exciting insights as well as our MakerSpace technology offers. Have any questions or want to learn more? Get in touch with Florian Ascherl

Apply to FMD Space now!

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