Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum (IMEC)
Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum vzw (IMEC) is a Belgian not-for-profit research and Technology organization (RTO). imec vzw (headquarters Leuven, Belgium) is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. As of October 1st, 2016, iMinds, the digital research and incubation center has merged with imec into one high-tech research and innovation hub for nanoelectronics and digital technologies, under the name imec. imec’s broadened research and collaboration offering makes it a unique and world-class research center in the field of nanoelectronics, excelling in software and ICT expertise. The broadened innovation center will use this knowledge to develop disruptive technologies and solutions in application areas such as manufacturing and logistics, health, smart cities and mobility, and energy. The renewed imec organization now brings together nearly 3,500 researchers, to make the impossible possible in each of those application areas. It also has access to a unique research infrastructure and an extensive network of local and international industrial and university partners for intensive collaboration. As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and academia we bring together brilliant minds from all over the world in a creative and stimulating environment.