Imec combines electronics and data science expertise to develop and validate wearable solutions for our customers’ health applications.
We develop solutions for a variety of wearable health applications, focusing on:
- Medical devices and chronic disease management
- Lifestyle and preventive care
Accelerating innovation, reducing risk
Our pioneering hardware and software solutions enable comfortable, reliable, clinical-grade healthcare and lifestyle applications through continuous monitoring and coaching on-the-go, at home, and during daily life. Founded on advanced technologies, our solutions provide you sustained differentiation to bring a unique product to the market.
We accelerate your next-generation product development and shorten time to market.
Building on our expertise and experience with several development cycles for circuits, systems, and algorithms, we reduce R&D risk.
Our multi-disciplinary, in-house expertise helps us quickly develop customized solutions from spec to qualified systems, for a variety of wearable health & lifestyle applications.
Our R&D portfolio
We are experts in a wide range of applications, including:
Biomedical sensor systems-on-chip
For accurate, reliable and multimodal health and vital sign monitoring.
Build your custom solutions from the groundbreaking and clinical-grade imec prototypes.
Algorithm development for valuable health data insight
Find out more about imec’s algorithm development and data investigation for consumer health applications.
Flexible electronics for textiles and wearables
Discover smart textiles, flexible electronics and stretchable interconnects for wearable medical devices by imec.
Release human motion analysis from the lab by developing wearable kinematic sensor systems.
Work with advanced algorithms and systems to develop non-invasive brain monitoring and stimulation solutions.
Vital sign monitoring
Discover the technologies that pave the way towards unobtrusive health monitoring.
Non-contact vital sign sensing
Use capacitive sensors and 140 GHz radar for the invisible integration of vital sign sensing in our environment.
Innovative algorithms for actionable insights
Turn raw health data into actionable insights with algorithms optimized for your connected health device.
How can we help you?
Some examples of what we have done
At imec bright people build a bright future.
You could be one of these builders. Whether you are an engineer or an operator, a consultant or PhD student, we need a versatile group of people to help us create positive change.Join the forward thinkers
Wireless powering for implantable device networks
Develop novel ASIC solutions to power those next-generation smart implants
Medical imaging by 2D large area ultrasound arrays
Explore novel read and drive architectures for tomorrow's large area ultrasound arrays
Wireless Powering of Brain Implants with Ultrasound
Help develop novel neuroscience tools and define the future of brain-machine interfaces
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What can we do for you?
- We can assist you with the transfer to volume manufacturing.
- We have in-house knowledge to help you realize your complete and customized wearable solution from spec to qualified system.
Our industrial affiliation program (IIAP) connects you with imec’s global partner ecosystem, enabling you to share costs and lower risk through collaborative and precompetitive research.
Why work with us?
- Our technology is clinically validated, demonstrating clinical-grade signal quality.
Our teams’ impressive expertise spans across ultra-low power medical sensor electronics, advanced signal processing and data science techniques.
You will profit from our extensive partner network across the value chain