imec is an independent research institute founded to stimulate ICT innovation. They combine their longstanding leadership in microchip technology with indepth expertise in software and ICT to lay the foundation of a more personalized healthcare, smarter cities, cleaner energy and more efficient mobility, logistics and manufacturing solutions. They are a single point of contact for innovators and entrepreneurs who want to explore the potential of advanced technologies.

In 2016, the digital research and incubation center, iMinds was integrated in imec.