- Fraunhofer Teams-up with Standard MEMS
BURLINGTON, Mass., July 21 -- The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (Itzehoe, Germany), a unit of Germany's largest applied science and technology organization, has formed an alliance with Standard MEMS Inc. of Burlington, Mass.
The companies will attempt to increase the market applications of micromechanical systems technology. Standard MEMS will commercialize Fraunhofer's current silicon and MEMS intellectual property and know-how, and will have access to Fraunhofer's development facilities and personnel.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology has developed such micro systems as airbag triggering mechanisms for automobiles, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene components and several medical applications.
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