Research & Development

Research is what defines us. It is our roots. Whether you seek specific support or work with multiple partners, we accelerate your progress.

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Boost your research through collaboration

We firmly believe in the synergy of collaboration. Together with universities, companies and governments we aim to maximize our knowledge and push technology forward.

R&D platform with multiple partners

The cost of early research is extremely high. Some challenges are too big to tackle alone. To accelerate innovation on a generic level, imec unites technology leaders to jointly perform pre-competitive research.

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Bilateral research

When you need specific support or want to use imec’s advanced infrastructure for private research, imec offers you a bilateral collaboration mode. This would include just your company and imec.

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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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The imec.icon research program is our successful formula for demand-driven, cooperative research. Do you have an innovative idea that you want to realize? Discover how imec.icon can help you kick-start your project.

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