The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS performs contract research and development for industry and public authorities. Headed by Professor Dr.-Ing. Albert Heuberger, Fraunhofer IIS researchers develop microelectronic systems and devices along with the required integrated circuits and software.
Established in 1985, the Erlangen-based Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in its current configuration – with locations in Nuremberg, Fürth, Ilmenau and Dresden – ranks first among the Fraunhofer Institutes concerning headcount and revenues.
The business field "Medical Technologies" contains various focal areas like Medical Image Processing, Medical Communication and Sensor Systems and Telematics in health care.