IMEC performs world-leading research in nano-electronics and nano-technology. Its staff of close to 2,000 people includes over 600 industrial residents and guest researchers. IMEC’s research is applied in better healthcare, smart electronics, sustainable energy, and safer transport and focuses on the following fields:
sub-22nm CMOS Heterogeneous integration, Electronics for healthcare and life sciences, Wireless communication, Imaging systems, Organic electronics, Energy, Sensor systems for industrial applications. IMEC's research is 3 to 10 years ahead of the industry. IMEC forms a bridge between the fundamental research at universities and the technology development in the industry. Imec has a unique expertise in chip processing and system design, a strong IP portfolio, an ultramodern infrastructure, and an extensive network of partners.