Associate Sponsor

Imec is a world-leading research and innovation center in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. As a pioneer in deeptech, imec brings the power of chip technology to the world of healthcare.

Together with its partners in life sciences, pharma, biotech, … imec develops next generation technologies requiring extremely high sensitivity (down to the level of single-molecule interaction to analyze DNA and gene expression), single-cell manipulation, massive parallelization, miniaturization, and so much more.

Imec combines:

  • extensive chip processing facilities, including a 200-mm and 300-mm cleanroom
  • a state-of-the-art bio-lab infrastructure for surface and bioassay characterization, biosensor set-ups, DNA research, …
  • world-renowned expertise in chip technology, MEMS, bioelectronics, sensors, photonics, imagers, microfluidics, biosciences and high-performance computing

Imec is headquartered in Leuven (Belgium) with research sites across the world. In 2021, imec’s revenue (P&L) totaled 732 million euro.