imec spin-offs

Imec has a long history of launching start-ups and supporting innovative ideas. Here you can find a list of imec spin-offs since 1986.

Est.

Company name

Activities

 

2016

Indigo Diabetes

Glucose sensor for diabetic patients

 

2016

Qrama

The Big Data framework tailored to your needs.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Molecubes

Molecubes builds preclinical imaging cubes - allowing you to combine SPECT, PET and CT imaging.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

SnapTonic

The best wireless communication solution is the one that fits your use case. We make IoT happen. 

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Versasense

VersaSense provides wireless Internet of Things (IoT) products and services that radically reduce the total cost of ownership for industrial sensing and control systems.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Azilpix

AZilPix Studio.One is a multi-camera video capture and production system enabling immersive broadcasting of complex events, at low operational cost.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Vodtec

Vodtec developed innovative solutions for handling, archiving, managing, accessing and sharing of video content. 

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Siruna

Siruna facilitates easy development of mobile applications or websites on any kind of mobile device. 

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Meshbone

Meshbone addressed the challenge of providing wireless network coverage in large, hard-to-reach geographic areas.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Limecraft

Limecraft offers cutting-edge technology to optimize media production workflows and maximize distribution.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

SDNSquare

SDNsquare guarantees performance, reliability and scalability for network, storage and data centers.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

TinkerTouch

Converting personal messages into fascinating interactive stories.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Ultra Pictura

An animation production house specializing in recreating painterly looks traditionally considered impossible to bring to life.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Camargus

Camargus centers around multi-camera and video stitching technology for the broadcasting market.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Viloc

Automated tool management for the construction industry.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Ontoforce

Ontoforce provides semantic search technology for pharmaceutical and biotech research.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

eXia

eXia introduces innovative sensor technology to make road transport safer and less damage prone.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Graphine

Graphine delivers state-of-the-art graphics middleware for the games and visualization industries.

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Splan

 

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

Epilog

Effective EEG analysis to guide epilepsy diagnosis. 

Ex iMinds start-up

2016

EYEco eyeCO

Digital lenses for glasses with an uncompromising field of view, all the time.

 

2016

BioSensource

Increase the pace of drug discovery by developing novel measurement and data analysis technologies.

In collaboration with VUB

2015

miDiagnostics

Accurate and integrated diagnostic devices and data that enable faster and more efficient healthcare at any point of need

 

2015

Zembro

Development and commercialization of smart monitoring watch for senior people

 

2015

sureCore

Low-power memory IP

 

2014

Bloom

Wearable devices and services for pregnancy monitoring

 

2014

Luceda Photonics

Software and services for photonics designers

 

2012

Atlas Neuroengineering

Products and services for the brain research market

 

2010

EpiGaN

EpiGaN manufactures GaN-on-Si and GaN-on-SiC epitaxial wafer materialsand supplies these to integrated device manufacturers to create high performance power and RF devices.

 

2010

Caliopa

Developing and marketing advanced silicon photonics based optical transceivers for the data and telecommunications markets

Since 2013 integrated in Hauwei

2010

MagCam

Magnetic field camera measurement platform

 

2009

Lumoza

Printable electronics (electroluminiscent flexible panels)

In collaboration with UHasselt. Liquidated in 2014.

2009

Pepric

Developing sensitive in-vivo molecular and functional imaging for pharmaceutical applications. Pepric's technology is based on direct imaging of magnetic labels.

 

2007

M4S

A fabless semiconductor company developing multi-mode, multi-band RF devices

Since 2011 integrated in Huawei

2006

Trinean

Microfluidic optical lab-on-chip systems for the biotech and life sciences market

In collaboration with UGent

2005

Essensium

Developing microelectronic solutions for wireless sensor networks and system-on-chip/system-in-package technologies

 

2004

Gemidis (+UGent)

Microdisplays for high resolution projectors

In collaboration with UGent. Liquidated in 2008.

2003

Magwel

Simulation software for high-frequency electromagnetic behavior of integrated passives and interconnect structures

 

2003

PowerEscape

EDA tools for power-efficient design of digital data-intensive systems

Since 2006 integrated in ARM.

2002

LoraNet

Development and commercialization of network systems for broadband wireless communication

Incubation project stopped in 2003.

2002

Vivactis

Production of a micro calorimeter for the pharmaceutical sector

Liquidated in 2008.

2001

Photovoltech

Production of photovoltaics cells

Liquidated in 2012.

2000

XenICs

Developing and commercializing high-quality infrared image sensors

 

2000

Septentrio

Developing and commercializing satellite navigation systems (GPS Glonass)

 

1999

Fillfactory

Commercializing CMOS image sensors

Since 2004 integrated in Cypress.

1999

Q-Star Test

Commercializing IDDX current monitors

In collaboration with KHBO.

1999

3E

Engineering office specialized in sustainable energy technology and concepts

 

1998

OligoSense

Production of sensors for an electronic nose based on electric conducting oligomers

In collaboration with University Antwerp. Liquidated in 2006.

1998

AnSem

Analog design services

In collaboration with KU Leuven

1996

ACUNIA

Development of a telematics platform

Since 2003 integrated in Punch International.

1996

SmartPen-LCI

Commercialisation of LCI-SMARTpen

Liquidated in 2002.

1996

CoWare

Hardware/software co-design

Since 2010 integrated in Synopsis.

1996

Target Compiler Technologies

Retargeteable code generation for design and programming of DSP processors

Since 2014 integrated in Synopsis.

1996

Sirius Communications

Satellite communication ICs based on spread spectrum and imec design technology

Since 2001 integrated in Agilent Technologies.

1996

C-CAM Technologies

Marketing and services for image sensors.

Since 1998 integrated in Vector Technologies.

1992

Destin

Measuring of the reliability of electronic components and systems

In collaboration with LUC. Liquidated in 2000.

1992

Alphabit

Development of CAE software for the design of high-frequency and high-speed electronics

Since 1996 integrated in Agilent Technologies.

1992

Easics

Design of VLSI ASICs

In collaboration with KU Leuven.

1989

Frontier Design

Development of CAE designsoftware

 

Since 2001 integrated in Adelante Technologies and since 2003 in ARM.

1989

Soltech

Photovoltaic systems based on silk screen process technology

 

1987

Cobrain

 

Optical lithography, etching, and surface treatment

 

Since 1990 integrated in Matrix which is integrated in Axcelis Technologies in 2003.

1986

UCB Electronics

Lithographic resist materials and plasma

Since 1993 integrated in JSR Electronics

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