On May 21st, 2015, the Minister for Finance and Economy, Dr. Nils Schmid, visited the Institut für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart (IMS CHIPS) and presented the funding notification for the fiscal year 2015.
The Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft will be funding the Institut für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart (IMS CHIPS) with 5.062 mio. Euros in 2015. "With its globally recognized competence in microelectronics and nanostructuring IMS CHIPS is a key facility in the technological infrastructure of small and medium-sized companies in Baden-Württemberg", said Minister for Finance and Economy, Dr. Nils Schmid, during the handover of the funding notification to Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Burghartz. "They need a reliable partner since they are unable to finance their own research and development capacities for their high technological demands".
Further information can be found in the press release: PM_IMS-CHIPS_Besuch-Minister-Nils-Schmid_21mai2015.pdf