Imec encourages Flemish and international companies to innovate through research and helps them to apply for funding by the Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship agency, the ‘KMO portefeuille’, EU programs, etc.
Imec supports these companies in several phases of their research process:
The Physical Internet (PI) is an innovative concept of efficient, resilient, and sustainable logistics. The PI aims to interconnect transport networks to move freight in the most optimal way ⎯ from origin to destination.
URBANAGE explores how to make cities more age-friendly using technology.
PRECINCT explores the use of digital twins to manage critical infrastructure.
A shared system makes data easily accessible to governments and businesses.
Harmonized data pave the way to greener mobility.
A flourishing local economy is inextricably linked to smooth local logistics.
Can we increase the sustainability of ports while reducing CO2 emissions?