imec R&D - Shaping the future

Get access to imec’s valuable knowhow and extensive network.

Imec’s industrial affiliation programs (IIAPs)

  • Precompetitive R&D together with other technology leaders
  • Share risk and cost of advanced research
  • Broad scope of interest
  • Profit from a deep knowledge of the technology and a close contact with the people involved


Bilateral research

  • Focus on one or more specific aspects
  • Involving just your company and imec
  • Working on a dedicated solution


Development on demand

  • Solve a technical issue or looking for a custom development
  • Concept design
  • Prototyping: custom design, process development, packaging, testing, reliability
  • Manufacturing at imec
  • Transfer to foundry


Licensing and technology transfer

Process steps, modules, complete process technologies and IP blocks owned by imec can be licensed.

R&D offering

European co-funded projects

Imec is involved in numerous FP7 research projects, co-funded by the European Union. Click here for a list of the current FP7 projects in which imec is collaborating.