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May 23, 2017  -  Click the title to read the full press release.

Imec and Holst Centre Present Solution for Precise Low-Cost Eye Movement Detection
Imec and Holst Centre (set up by imec and TNO) announced the development of a sensing technology to detect eye movement in real time based on electrical sensing. Paving ...

April 13, 2018
Imec reaches milestone for next-gen solid-state batteries to power future long-range electrical vehicles
Imec has fabricated an innovative type of solid-state Li-ion battery achieving an energy density of 200 Wh/liter at a charging speed of 0.5C (2 hours). This battery ...
March 21, 2018
Flemish scientists win prestigious American cash prize
Communication can save lives. But what if existing technology is no longer available, after an attack for example? Scientists from IDLab, a core imec research group ...
March 19, 2018
Imec Honors Qualcomm Founder Irwin M. Jacobs with Lifetime of Innovation Award
Imec presented its annual Lifetime of Innovation Award to Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Founding Chairman and CEO Emeritus of Qualcomm. The annual industry honor is presented ..
March 5, 2018
Imec and Cadence Tape Out Industry's First 3nm Test Chip
Imec, and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced that its extensive, long-standing collaboration has resulted in the industry's first 3nm test chip tapeout. The tapeout ...
February 13, 2018
imec Announces new CMOS Chip and Bluetooth Transceiver at ISSCC 2018
Imec has designed and fabricated a 16,384-electrode, 1,024-channel micro-electrode array (MEA) for high-throughput multi-modal cell interfacing. The chip offers ...
February 9, 2018
VIEWPOINT 2018: Luc Van den hove, President & CEO, imec
The digital and nanotech industries continue to go through a very rapid technological evolution. In response, 2017 saw us lay the foundation of several new research tracks in which imec's combined software and hardware expertise is poised to make a difference. Think of breakthroughs in artificial intelligence -- including machine ...
June 16, 2017
Imec World-First to Develop 200V and 650V dispersion free normally-off/e-mode Power Devices on 200mm/8-inch Si Wafers
Imec announced that it has developed 200V and 650V normally-off/enhancement mode (e-mode) on 200mm/8-inch GaN-on-Silicon wafers, achieving a very low dynamic Ron ...
June 14, 2017
Imec demonstrates for the first time sub-10nm germanium gate-all-around devices
At this week's 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, imec unveiled new process improvements for next-generation devices. For the first time, scaled ...
June 13, 2017
Imec Achieves Record-Low Source/Drain Contact Resistivity for PMOS Transistors
At this week's 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technology, reported ...
June 12, 2017
Imec Demonstrates Breakthrough in CMOS-compatible Ferroelectric Memory
Imec announced today at the 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits the world's first demonstration of a vertically stacked ferroelectric Al doped HfO2 device ...