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Hahn-Schickard Institute for Micro and Information Technology

Upper organisation
Hahn-Schickard-Gesellschaft für angewandte Forschung e.V.
Research Center

Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 10
78052 Villingen-Schwenningen


With a total of 200 employees in Southwest Germany, Hahn-Schickard offers applied research and development services in microsystems engineering, micro assembly technology, microanalytical systems, medical devices, and information technology.

In three foundries for

  • MEMS (Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 10, 78052 Villingen-Schwenningen, Phone: +49-7721 943-100)
  • Lab-on-a-chip systems (Georges-Köhler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg,Phone: +49-761 203-73275)
  • Micro assembly + packaging (Allmandring 9 B, 70569 Stuttgart, Phone: +49-711 685-83712)

Hahn-Schickard develops and validates prototypes up to serial-production quality.

Available technologies:

  • Silicon technology
  • Precision machining
  • Polymer + molding technologies
  • Functionalization of surfaces
  • Microassembly + packaging
  • Printing technologies


  • Mobility + movement
  • Life sciences + medical technology
  • Sustainability, energy and the environment
  • Internet of Things

Hahn-Schickard Institute for Micro and Information Technology

Hahn-Schickard Institute for Micro and Information Technology

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In the certified clean room, Hahn-Schickard produces bulk silicon micro-mechanical products and is a reliable partner for low to medium quantities. All technological processes for silicon micro-mechanics are available as stable and qualified standard processes. The maximum size of the wafers to be processed is 150 mm. In addition, the implementation of individual processes or process sequences on any supplied substrates may be commissioned as a service at any time. Timely processing of the order is guaranteed.

Furthermore, Hahn-Schickard is equipped with measurement and testing technologies for failure analysis and develops custom-tailored laboratory test rigs for special measuring tasks.

  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM)
  • X-ray analysis systems (EDX)
  • 3D measuring technology
  • Motion simulators
    • Single- and Multi-axis rotary tables
    • Vibration test systems
  • Other devices:
    • Various light microscopes, digital cameras, and imaging processing systems
    • Materials science grinding machine for production of transverse specimens
    • Ion beam cutting device for production of high resolution material cross-sections 
    • Sputter device (with carbon-filament evaporator) and diamond saw for specimen preparation
    • Profilometer
    • White light interferometer
    • Tensile testing machine
    • Contact angle measuring device
    • Viscometer
    • High-speed camera
    • Thermography
    • Modern image capture, image processing, and image archiving software
  • Sensors
  • Actuator technology + dosing technology
  • Microelectronics
  • Integrated microsystems
  • Lab-on-a-chip + analytics
  • Micro energy harvesting + energy management
  • Information technology
  • Measurement + testing technology, damage analysis
  • Modeling + reliability
  • Technologie
  • Production
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