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In our 12,000 m² cleanrooms and state-of-the-art labs, we’re taking nano- and digital technology to the next level.

Imec is the cradle of innovation. In our offices, labs and cleanrooms, we develop technologies that will change the way people work, play, communicate, travel, ...

Access to our research activities offers you a shortcut into the future. It guides and accelerates your progress. And gives you an edge over your competitors.

There are three ways in which you can shape the future with us: join one of our programs with multiple partners, enter into a bilateral collaboration with imec or become part of a government-funded project.

Collaborative research

Big innovations are no longer the achievements of solitary brilliant minds, but the result of streamlined collaboration. To facilitate these synergies, imec gathers multiple partners around its ecosystem, talent and infrastructure.

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Bilateral research

Want to be the first to conquer the market with next-generation technology? Then give yourself an edge over your competitors. Partner up with the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. And get better results, faster.

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Government-funded research

Imec is committed in numerous research projects co-funded by the government, contributing strongly in Flemish and European R&D programs. These involve companies, research centers and universities.

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