Application fields of Smart Systems: Health, Power and Production




Prof. Dr. Thomas Otto


Department Multi Device Integration - MDI

Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS




More and more smart components and smart integrated systems enter into diverse innovative products and applications. They are key components and key technologies for internet of things and services. The application areas include not only smartphones with their advanced functionality but also monitoring systems for sustainable production, smart grid, smart home as well as health. 

Starting from general market trends different applications of smart systems will be shown. Focus will be on health, power and production.






• Studied electrical engineering and completed doctoral thesis to Dr.-Ing. at TH Karl-Marx-Stadt (1987)

• Postdoctoral lecturing qualification to Dr.-Ing. habil. in the field of electrical engineering/ information technology at University of Technology Chemnitz (1996)

• Development engineer at SENTECH Instruments GmbH, Berlin (1997 - 1998)

• Since 1998 group leader/ head of department at Fraunhofer IZM, Department Multi Device Integration

• Since 2008 deputy head of the Fraunhofer-Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS (7/2008 - 12/2010 Fraunhofer Research Institution for Electronic Nano Systems)

• Appointment of Honorary Professor of Chongqing University (China) in the year 2004

• Appointment as Honorary Professor at the University of Technology Chemnitz in the year 2008

• Since May 2016 acting Director of the Fraunhofer-Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS

• Since October 2016 Chair for Microtechnology at University of Technology Chemnitz

• Since October 2016 Director of the Center for Microtechnologies of the University of Technology Chemnitz

• More than 220 publications and 26 patents and published patent applications




Gold Sponsors

Sony Corporation

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


Gold Exhibitors

Venture Exhibitors

Academia Exhibitors

The Microfluidic Integrated Circuits Laboratory at The University of Tokyo

(Miyake Lab)

4 University Nano Micro Fabrication Consortium