Imec is a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of its widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes this research centre unique. It leverages its world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries to create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy and education.
Trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities
As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities, it brings together more than 4,000 brilliant minds from over 97 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and has distributed R&D groups at a number of universities in Flanders, the Netherlands, Taiwan and the US, and offices in China, India and Japan. In 2018, imec’s revenue (P&L) totalled €583 million.