Imec the Netherlands

From the microscope to the compact disc ... For centuries, the Netherlands have been home to innovations that changed our world. Here, imec joins forces with research institutions, governments and businesses to leverage its world-leading R&D for high-impact projects in nano- and digital technology.

The international imec organization boasts more than 5,000 expert scientists, a unique infrastructure that includes a 2.5-billion-euro 300mm semiconductor pilot line, and an ecosystem of more than 600 world-leading industry partners and a global academic network.

In various regions, that global technology leadership is combined with local experience and expertise to engage in projects that address some of the most crucial challenges we face today.

The activities of imec the Netherlands are spread over two research centers with specific objectives. Click on the links below to find out more:

Holst center
Holst Centre

This independent research and innovation center is jointly operated by imec and TNO. It develops technology that responds to global societal challenges and contributes to new micro-electronical and sensor technology solutions in the fields of health & vitality, energy & climate, mobility & industry 5.0.

One-planet
OnePlanet Research Center

This multidisciplinary collaboration of Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Radboud University, Radboud university medical center, and imec uses the latest chip and digital technologies to create a society in which everyone can live a healthy life and has access to healthy and sustainable food.