The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (ISIT) develops and produces microelectronic and microsystem components. The advanced technological equipment based on 200 mm silicon wafer technology and the expertise built up over decades ensure a world-leading position in this field for the ISIT and its customers. Microcomponents for a wide range of applications are developed by the institute. The main areas of application are automobile and transport engineering, the consumer goods industry, medical technology, communication systems and automation. ISIT carries out the design and system simulation of microcomponents for its customers, as well as providing prototypes and conducting sample production through to series preparation.