CiS currently has more than 100 R&D staff, who are involved in three business sectors – MEMS, MOEMS and Silicon Detectors. These employees who are mainly trained in natural science or engineering currently handle an annual R&D volume of about €14 million.

In the microsystems engineering application centre with its modern infrastructure the institute has the technological and equipment-based requirements to implement a consistent value added chain from silicon wafers to the microsystem.