Imec brings the power of chip technology to the world of healthcare.
Nano- and digital technologies are transforming all aspects of healthcare. From research and pharma manufacturing to prevention, diagnostics and therapeutics. Advanced solutions such as microdevices widen availability, lower costs, improve outcomes, and much more.
Building these solutions requires advanced infrastructure, and often a combination of various capabilities:
As the world’s leading R&D fab, imec is one of the few places where you can find this combination of infrastructure – including a fully equipped 200mm and 300mm cleanroom – and comprehensive expertise. And with more than twenty years of experience in health and life sciences under our belt, we can be your full-fledged strategic partner – right down to venturing support.
Below are examples of our current R&D activities in healthcare. Don’t hesitate to reach if you want to get involved or discuss your particular challenge.
Fast and accurate detection of cells, DNA, small molecules, antibodies, ....
Sort up to 30 million cells per minute on one cm2.
Leverage imec's innovative technologies to develop smaller and smarter implantable and insertable devices.
Get imec's assistance for the development of custom biomedical systems-on-chip.
Transfer data in a secure, low-power, and user-friendly way.
Turn raw data into actionable insights with algorithms optimized for digital biomarkers and connected health devices.
Exploit the power of silicon to develop omics solutions with orders-of-magnitude improvements.
Advanced imaging technology for enhanced and compact medical-grade imaging.
Use chip technology to shift to fast and accurate online and inline testing.
Discover the technologies that pave the way towards unobtrusive health monitoring.
Join imec’s research into non-contact and ingestible technologies to gain insight into digestive processes and enable personalized diets.
Use wearable technologies to leverage physiological pain and stress signals, and improve research and treatments.