CMOS and beyond CMOS
Discover why imec is the premier nanoelectronics R&D center in the development of industry-relevant solutions for advanced logic & memory devices.
Connected health solutions
Explore the technologies that will power tomorrow’s wearable, implantable, ingestible and non-contact devices.
Life sciences
As a pioneer in nanoelectronics, imec brings the power of chip technology to the world of healthcare.
Sensor solutions for IoT
Imec develops innovative solutions for sensor networks, high speed networks and sensor technologies for the Internet of Things.
Artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence is no longer the stuff of science fiction: its technologies are ready and its possibilities are real. It’s time to explore them, and imec is ready to help you.
More expertises
Discover all our expertises.
Research
Be the first to reap the benefits of imec’s research by joining one of our programs or starting an exclusive bilateral collaboration.
Development
Build on our expertise for the design, prototyping and low-volume manufacturing of your innovative nanotech components and products.
Solutions
Use one of imec’s mature technologies for groundbreaking applications across a multitude of industries such as healthcare, agriculture and Industry 4.0.
Venturing and startups
Kick-start your business.Launch or expand your tech company by drawing on the funds and knowhow of imec’s ecosystem of tailored venturing support.

Our partners

Imec IC-link has formed local and international partnerships with leading design houses and IP providers. These long-term, trusted relationships allow our customers to have access to wider range of services and products.

Local Partnerships

Our local partnership program is designed to pool the talents and resources of the world-class design and IP companies located within the vicinity of imec. This program allows us to select and coordinate the wide range of capabilities that are needed to deliver full turn-key design projects to our customers.

Ansem

Analog, RF and mixed-signal custom IC design and turnkey ASIC supply for Industrial, Health, Consumer, Automotive, Smart home and Wildlife tracking.

BlueICe

An ASIC/SoC design house, specialized in processor-based design (including embedded software)and ultra-low power design. BlueICe offers IP for 802.15.4 and BTLE.

Chipdesign

RF IC design services and antenna / MMIC turn-key solutions.

Easics

Digital & mixed-signal ASIC, SoC and FPGA design for high performance, low power, reliable and future-proof systems.

ICRealisations

“System architecture” to engineer the optimal technical concept and provide the related specifications for design houses and other specialized parties Assistance on “design for test, functional safety, manufacturing and reliability” to achieve the desired quality level “in line with the budget” “Provide tools” as breadboards, evaluation tools, demonstrators and other needs, supporting development, marketing and validation. 

ICsense

Analog, mixed-signal and high-voltage ASIC design and supply for the automotive, medical, industrial and aerospace markets.

Luceda

Luceda Photonics’ design tools and design services are rooted in over 50 years of photonic integrated circuit (PIC) design experience. We partner with photonic fabs to design and enable validation of photonic integrated circuits for industrial users worldwide.

Mind

Open source solutions for embedded systems.

Mindcet

An analog mixed-signal power management IC design company. Specialized in high-voltage, high-temperature and high-reliability for automotive, industrial, medical and consumer product.

nSilition

IC and IP design expertise for low-power and high-voltage analog, data converters and high-speed data interfaces. For applications addressing the automotive, medical, industrial, aerospace and military markets.

Silex Insight

Silex Insight, with offices in Louvain-La-Neuve and Ghent, is an innovative company specialized in IP cores and integrated solutions in the fields of embedded security and video transport over IP. Our products and related design services are used by major world players in semiconductor and embedded electronics on the markets of the internet of things and video everywhere.

Sofics

Offering on-chip protection against electrostatic discharge and electrical overstress.

Tusk IC

Tusk IC is a fabless millimeter wave IC design company, providing design services from 10GHz-600GHz in Silicon technologies.

International Partnerships

In addition to our local Design and IP partnership program, imec is extending it’s partner network internationally. The following companies are the first to join:

Dolphin

Over 30 years’ experience in digital and mixed-signal IPs, FPGA to ASIC migration and ASIC/SoC full turnkey. Low power building blocks (libraries, regulators, MEMs controllers, etc.), audio codec, high resolution ADC, power islands, micro controller, etc. Serving aerospace, industrial, medical and consumer markets.

EnSilica

Headquartered in UK with design centre in 3 locations in the UK and one in India, EnSilica is a fabless design house who provide both point design services and full turn-key chip design and supply. The company has world-class expertise in designing custom analogue, RF and digital ICs for automotive, industrial, healthcare and IoT markets.  EnSilica has a track record in delivering high quality solutions to demanding industry standards such as ISO26262.

ItoM

RF, analog, mixed-signal, and digital IC and system design company for Medical, Automotive, and Consumer markets. Next to traditional IC design house services ItoM offers Service IP model supported by an extensive IP portfolio.

Sondrel

Sondrel provides a system-to-silicon design service consultancy from its 5 worldwide design center locations. Sondrel has built an engineering team with a wealth of experience, and alongside its off-shore design center model, provides flexible technical and business solutions for its global customer base.