Erlangen – Ilmenau (Germany)

The Wireless Cluster Erlangen – Ilmenau bundles the know-how and assets of 16 institutes and departments of the member organizations Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Ilmenau University of Technology (TU), and the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) at the two sites Erlangen and Ilmenau, which are not far from the centre of Germany.

Our excellence covers the full spectrum of wireless systems from antennas over RF systems, baseband processing, and protocols up to audio and video applications. We conduct both research and develop prototypes, demonstrators and even commercial-grade devices. Our previous activities have been in various businesses and fields like mobile and satellite communications, navigation and telemetry. Our proficiencies have evolved over many decades. We dispose of several assets that are rare or even unique.