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Imec Cambridge UK

The industrial revolution started in the United Kingdom and went on to shape our world. Today, imec collaborates with its UK partners to shape the information revolution.

Imec is the world’s leading non-profit semiconductor research center. Since its foundation in 1984, it has operated pre-competitive research and IP licensing programs in logic and memory technologies, advanced patterning, 3D heterogeneous integration, integrated photonics, advanced RF, and many more.

Imec’s mission is to accelerate semiconductor innovation by fostering collaboration. By sharing its infrastructure and expertise, imec bridges academia and industry, and closes the gap between lab and fab. This results in significant progress at the levels of technology, systems, and applications.

Imec’s unrivaled network of partners includes the leading global firms in all segments of the semiconductor value chain

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An overview of our UK center of excellence

Imec UK operates in Cambridge, through strategic partnerships with leading UK universities and companies. These partnerships focus on chip design research and engineering on leading-edge technologies:

  • System-technology co-optimization (STCO) program as part of imec’s core CMOS program
  • Design-technology co-optimization (DTCO), optical IO, wireless design, compute system architecture

Join our team

Want to employ your skills and imagination for breakthroughs in the world’s most advanced technologies and most exciting applications? Then we’re looking forward to meeting you!

At imec UK, you’ll thrive in a diverse research environment where you’re surrounded by top researchers. You’re connected to one of the world’s most advanced semiconductor R&D hubs – including its unique state-of-the-art semiconductor research infrastructure.

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