• Semiconductors are the key technology for the „information age“- digitalization – industry 4.0 - IoT
  • Dresden is #1 microelectronics hub in Europe
  • cfaed complements the Dresden area with coordinated activities in fundamental electronics research

Strong Industry

Unique Research Landscape


  • Fundamental research for future-proof electronics beyond current technology roadmaps on an internationally leading level
  • Central hub for interdisciplinary and cross-scale research


cfaed catalyzes and promotes as “Technology Incubator” research projects & collaborations researching materials, components, circuits and systems in a multi-perspective and integrated way, systematically analyzing overarching principles of heterogeneous, non-linear and networked units, and thus fathoming new functional paradigms