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Connected health solutions

Work together with imec to develop the next generation of wearable, implantable, ingestible and non-contact medical devices and systems.

One of the ways in which digital technology is revolutionizing healthcare is the introduction of miniaturized sensors and medical devices that continuously and comfortably monitor digital biomarkers in our bodies.

Join forces with our team of hardware and software experts to accelerate and de-risk your development of wearable and implantable devices for remote patient monitoring, in-body and out-of-body sensing, stimulation and companion diagnostics.

Our experts have a proven track record, having developed several critical technologies for industry partners. It's your guarantee for a solution that:

  • delivers clinical-grade and medically relevant data (with a track record of helping customers achieve regulatory approvals for their technologies from authoroties such as the FDA and PMDA)
  • makes use of the most advanced sensing, processing and software technology (check our list of patents)
  • is in line with a visionary take on personal, predictive and preventive healthcare

Imec's researchers for connected health solutions work from our offices in Leuven and Eindhoven.

Explore the clinical areas we focus on and the technologies we develop by clicking on the pictures below.

Discover the ways in which you can partner with imec for the R&D of your wearable, ingestible, implantable or non-contact medical applications.

Technologies

Implantable devices

Explore our implantable technologies such as biocompatible and wireless charging, powering and communication.

Ingestible sensors

Explore our next-generation miniaturized ingestible technologies.

Systems-on-chip for medical sensor devices

Get imec's assistance for the development of custom biomedical systems-on-chip.

ULP radio for medical devices

Transfer data in a secure, low-power, and user-friendly way.

Non-contact vital sign sensing

Explore our technology for invisibly integrated and distant monitoring of vital signs in environments such as cars and homes.

Innovative algorithms for actionable insights

Turn raw data into actionable insights with algorithms optimized for digital biomarkers and connected health devices.

Clinical areas

Neuroscience

Explore neuromonitoring and -stimulation technologies.

Ophthalmology

Use advanced nano- and digital technology to develop solutions for ophthalmology such as smart contact lenses and eye tracking.

Vital sign monitoring

Discover the technologies that pave the way towards unobtrusive health monitoring.

Pulmonology and respiratory care

Explore technologies that allow for non-obtrusive and continuous respiratory monitoring.

Gastroenterology and precision nutrition

Join imec’s research into non-contact and ingestible technologies to gain insight into digestive processes and enable personalized diets.

Sleep monitoring

Start from imec’s vital science monitoring technology for clinical-grade sleep monitoring that's more cost-effective and less burdensome for patients.

Pain and stress monitoring

Use wearable technologies to leverage physiological pain and stress signals, and improve research and treatments.

Renal care

Improve the life of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) by leveraging microelectronics and nanotechnology.

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