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Low-cost and low-power radar sensing systems

Imec is a center of excellence in the design of high-resolution, compact radar sensing solutions based on low-cost standard foundry technology.

Our top-notch radar systems open up completely new opportunities for remote sensing in fields such as automotive, security and human-machine interaction.

Join our R&D program to access all white-box IP, or license selected IP blocks. You can also rely on us to design a specific solution tailored to your specifications.

79GHz automotive radar

Discover imec’s pioneering work in the development of compact, low-power, low-cost and ultra-sensitive 79GHz digital assisted PMWC radar.

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140GHz high-resolution radar

Because of its high resolution and motion sensitivity, this radar is ideal to pick up on even the smallest movements, or to build the imaging radar for autonomous driving.

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8 GHz radar for smart buildings

This efficient, low-cost hardware solution is perfect for occupancy awareness sensors and other IoT sensing devices.

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Sensor data fusion

Learn more about imec’s data fusion solutions for diverse sensor types across a wide range of applications.

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What can we do for you?

  • With a proven track-record of in-house mmWave IC and antenna design, we help you to develop your next-generation radar solution from design to prototyping. And we shorten your time-to market. 
  • Join our industrial affiliation program to access early research insights, giving you an advantage over your competition while allowing you to share the costs and risks of advanced research with other technology leaders.

Why work with us?

  • We are a world-recognized center-of-excellence with an extensive IP portfolio in low-power chip design.
  • Our R&D program grants you access to an unparalleled industrial and academic network with close links to leading EDA and IP vendors and commercial foundries.

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