CMOS and beyond CMOS
Discover why imec is the premier R&D center for advanced logic & memory devices. anced logic & memory devices.
Connected health solutions
Explore the technologies that will power tomorrow’s wearable, implantable, ingestible and non-contact devices.
Life sciences
See how imec brings the power of chip technology to the world of healthcare.
Sensor solutions for IoT
Dive into innovative solutions for sensor networks, high speed networks and sensor technologies.
Artificial intelligence
Explore the possibilities and technologies of AI.
More expertises
Discover all our expertises.
Be the first to reap the benefits of imec’s research by joining one of our programs or starting an exclusive bilateral collaboration.
Build on our expertise for the design, prototyping and low-volume manufacturing of your innovative nanotech components and products.
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.


Do you want to accelerate your start-up? Get in touch with imec.istart.

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All beginning is difficult. That’s why imec.istart helps tech entrepreneurs with the launch of their company. This it how we help them to grow:

  • a financial injection of 50.000 euros
  • industry-specific and personal coaching for 1 year
  • access to imec expertise, guiding you to the appropriate imec technology and infrastructure
  • an introduction to a wide network of business partners and investors

Startups such as NGrave, Aloxy, Epihunter and Mealhero got off to a flying start thanks to imec.istart. Want to follow in their trail? Three times a year, there’s an open call where you can present your project.

Does your company want to get in touch with the startup community? Imec.istart is the perfect gateway. As a partner of the program, you can share your knowledge and experience. Or we can guide you toward startups who have promising solutions for the business challenges you face.

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Are you interested in working with imec? Imec.istart director Sven De Cleyn will be happy to answer your questions and provide you all the required information.