imec R&D - Shaping the future

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


CMOS scaling

Intuitive Internet of Things

Internet of Health

Internet of Power

How to get access to imec’s research?

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.

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.