CMOS: advanced and beyond
Discover why imec is the premier R&D center for advanced 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.


Imec.xpand is an independently managed, game-changing way to enable early-stage nano electronics-based innovation powered by imec, the world-leading R&D hub for nanoelectronics and digital technology.

Imec.xpand invests in innovative, early-stage ideas and projects, grown both inside and outside of imec. Projects in which the imec knowledge, expertise and infrastructure will be the differentiating factor for success. Imec.xpand also reserve sufficient amounts for follow on and growth financing to ensure superior financial return on the investments.

With imec.xpand, imec opens its doors to those who want to participate in the next wave of innovation. Imec.xpand gives access to imec’s state of the art infrastructure, allows for extended incubation periods, and benefits from the vision and support of corporate investors and the return-based approach of traditional venture capital.

Imec.xpand gives strategic investors a first-look at the technologies that will give them a competitive edge. Likewise, it offers financial investors the opportunity to benefit from being the first mover in a fast-developing market.

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Are you interested in working with imec? Imec.xpand coördinator Peter Vanbekbergen will be happy to answer your questions and provide you all the required information.