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Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC) is an international research & development organization, active in the fields of nanoelectronics and digital technologies with headquarters in Belgium. Luc Van den hove has served as President and CEO since 2009.[1]

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Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre
TypeNonprofit company
IndustryNanoelectronics, digital technologies
GenreIndependent research center
Founded1984; 39 years ago (1984)
FounderRoger Van Overstraeten
Number of locations
Taiwan, Japan, United States, China, Netherlands and India
Key people
Luc Van den hove (President and CEO)
ServicesR&D, business incubation, IP licensing, prototyping, training, (...)
Revenue846 million Euro (2022)
Number of employees

IMEC leverages its state-of-the-art R&D infrastructure and its team of more than 5,500 employees and researchers for advanced semiconductor R&D activities, also including system scaling, silicon photonics, artificial intelligence, beyond 5G communications and sensing technologies. In 2022, IMEC's revenue (P&L) totaled 846 million euro. [2]

In September 2016, IMEC merged with the Flemish digital research center, iMinds.[3]

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