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Imec: world-leading research center for nano- and digital tech

A one-of-a-kind, world-class research center and innovation hub in the fields of nanoelectronics and digital technologies, imec can rely on a strong team of top talent as well as cutting-edge infrastructure. 

Disruptive expert

It’s no secret that imec boasts leading expertise in semiconductor process technologies and system knowledge. What’s more, the strategic research center leverages this knowhow to develop disruptive technologies and solutions in numerous and diverse application areas. These include health, connectivity, clean energy, Industry 4.0, automotive and AR/VR. 

Acclaimed the world over

Founded in 1984, imec quickly made its name as the world’s leading research hub for advanced CMOS scaling. Its acclaimed R&D activities rely on three pillars: 

  • unique infrastructure, including a EUR-2.5 billion, 300mm semiconductor pilot line; 
  • a team of 5,000+ expert scientists from over 95 countries; 
  • an ecosystem of 600+ leading industry partners and a global academic network. 

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