Research & Development

At Würth Elektronik, comprehensive circuit board services are not limited to the here and now. We aim to support our customers as a competent partner in developing their solutions for tomorrow. A service, which many of our distinguished customers regularly take advantage of.

But our specialists’ expert knowledge is not only sought-after in customer-specific development projects.

Würth Elektronik also participates frequently as a member of well-known research projects. Here are some examples:

KRAFAS: Minimum-cost design technology for a 77GHz automobile radar system



Photo: Source: KRAFAS-Project* (enhanced by BMBF - FKZ: 16 SV 2179);
Dissertation EBL 2010 Fellbach – ISBN 978-3-87155-277-9

Chip in Polymer: Technology development for embedded components (ECT = Embedded Component Technology)

Photo: Source: KRAFAS-Project* (enhanced by BMBF - FKZ: 16 SV 2179);
Dissertation EBL 2010 Fellbach – ISBN 978-3-87155-277-9

* Würth Elektronik Rot am See GmbH & Co. KG, Fraunhofer IZM, Robert Bosch GmbH, Fraunhofer ENAS, Chemnitzer Werkstoffmechanik GmbH, Universität Bremen, Institut für Telekommunikation und Hochfrequenztechnik

Other projects:

  • TIPS: Ultra thin laminates with integrated components
  • SeatSen: Textile-integrated sensors for detecting seat occupation and positions of persons in vehicles
  • GloveNet: Intelligent networked firefighter glove
  • In addition: MOES, NegIT, Future Boards, High-Temperature Thermoplastic Boards, Prozell, Zi-Lu-Zell, Mikronetz, MikroFun and ORFUS

Würth Elektronik is a member of the most influential and innovative microsystem technology cluster in Germany: MicroTEC Southwest. Read here to find out more about this cluster.