CMOS and beyond CMOS
Discover why imec is the premier R&D center for advanced logic & memory devices. anced logic & memory devices.
Connected health solutions
Explore the technologies that will power tomorrow’s wearable, implantable, ingestible and non-contact devices.
Life sciences
See how imec brings the power of chip technology to the world of healthcare.
Sensor solutions for IoT
Dive into innovative solutions for sensor networks, high speed networks and sensor technologies.
Artificial intelligence
Explore the possibilities and technologies of AI.
More expertises
Discover all our expertises.
Be the first to reap the benefits of imec’s research by joining one of our programs or starting an exclusive bilateral collaboration.
Build on our expertise for the design, prototyping and low-volume manufacturing of your innovative nanotech components and products.
Use one of imec’s mature technologies for groundbreaking applications across a multitude of industries such as healthcare, agriculture and Industry 4.0.
Venturing and startups
Kick-start your business. Launch or expand your tech company by drawing on the funds and knowhow of imec’s ecosystem of tailored venturing support.

Funded research for Flemish companies

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:

  • gathering information regarding technological opportunities
  • sharing of technological knowledge
  • generating research insights
  • participating in new research
  • applying research results
  • developing new products and processes

Project examples

The Physical Internet Living Lab (PILL)

This logistics project will run from 2021 until 2023 and will be led by imec in close collaboration with VUB and VIL.

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.

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