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Barkhausen Institut



The Barkhausen Institut is a member of the DRESDEN-concept research alliance (DDc). DRESDEN-concept is an alliance of the TU Dresden and research institutions from the world of science and culture, resulting in the ideal way to communicate the excellence of research in Dresden. In particular, the cooperation of all DDc partners is aimed at the development and use of synergies in research, education, infrastructure, and administration. The 37 partners coordinate their scientific strategies to support Dresden’s leading areas and work on a joint initiative to attract top talents to Dresden.

Silicon Saxony

Silicon Saxony e. V. is the largest high-tech network in Saxony, one of the largest ICT clusters in Germany and the largest microelectronics cluster in Europe. It connects close to 500 manufacturers, suppliers, research institutes, universities, public institutions and industry-relevant start-ups in Saxony and beyond. The Barkhausen Institut is a member of this continuously growing and vital high-tech network.

Smart Systems Hub

On the initiative of the digital association Bitkom, the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) has appointed 12 excellence locations throughout Germany as Digital Innovation Hubs (de:hub). As part of this initiative, the Smart Systems Hub (SSH) Dresden has been directly involved in digitization "Made in Germany" since 2017. In the middle of the microelectronics heart of Europe, the SSH unites the comprehensive Saxon expertise in the key areas of hardware, software and connectivity in a network of over 600 partners. This way, the best conditions for applicable IoT system solutions from one source and for companies of all sizes are created.

Equipes Traitement de l'Information et Systèmes

The Barkhausen Institut is cooperating with ETIS (Equipes Traitement de l'Information et Systèmes) on Physical-Layer Security under the bilateral program PROCOPE/DAAD between Germany and France. ETIS is a joint research department between CYU (Cergy Paris University), ENSEA Graduate School of Electrical Engineering and CNRS/INS2I. The French team is coordinated by Profs. Arsenia Chorti and Marwa Chafii, who are currently Associate Professors at ENSEA with ETIS lab UMR 8051.


The Barkhausen Institut (BI) is a member of the Cadence Academic Network which provides access to leading electronic design automation tools. The Cadence Academic Network significantly supports and improves BI’s activities in research and education. We use Cadence products for Custom IC, Analog and Digital IC and Verification. Cadence tools are being used in multiple research groups and projects for leading edge research on trustworthy digital systems. Cadence is a registered trademark of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., 2655 Seely Avenue, San Jose, CA 95134, USA.