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Imec: Strong cooperation between EU and US needed

Imec: Strong cooperation between EU and US needed

Europe and the United States absolutely must continue to cooperate on chip technology, Imec CEO Luc Van den hove believes. A lack of good cooperation would be very inefficient. The top man of the Flemish chip research centre made this statement in response to a joint visit of American ministers ... Read more

date8 days ago
Imec forced to cut ties with China

Imec forced to cut ties with China

Imec plays a key role in innovation within the chip industry. However, geopolitical tensions are curbing the research center's ambitions, diluting its connection with China. As of now, collaborations with China have been "drastically reduced," imec has told Politico. Following the lead of chip c... Read more

date1 month ago
Imec wants more space in Leuven, expects strong growth until 2035

Imec wants more space in Leuven, expects strong growth until 2035

Leuven-based Belgian chip research center imec expects to add about 1,950 new employees by 2035. The workforce growth is part of an overall plan to expand the research center. Imec expects to significantly expand its chip research initiatives in the coming years, writes De Tijd. It hopes to achi... Read more

date5 months ago
Europe, ASML and Flanders get imec ready for modern chips

Europe, ASML and Flanders get imec ready for modern chips

Imec is negotiating additional subsidies with the European Commission worth 750 million euros. That money will be used for the construction of a new clean room. If imec concludes the negotiations successfully, the Flemish government will double the amount. ASML is already prepared to lend equipment... Read more

date9 months ago
imec and ASML to jointly develop advanced processors

imec and ASML to jointly develop advanced processors

The Flemish tech research lab imec and ASML will jointly develop new processors using the so-called high-numerical aperture (High-NA) extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology. An experimental production line will be set up within imec for this purpose. According to both parties, the coll... Read more

date10 months ago
Imec.Xpand gains further funding

Imec.Xpand gains further funding

Imec.Xpand has declared the initial closing of its funding at €150 million in devoted capital. Imec.Xpand, a growth venture capital fund – that utilizes Imec, the innovation and research hub knowledge’s skills, network, and infrastructure – has revealed the initial closing of its second ... Read more

date2 years ago
Imec presents flexible microprocessor for complex computations

Imec presents flexible microprocessor for complex computations

Imec, a Belgian research institute, presented a flexible 8-bit microprocessor. The processor is suitable for sensors for IoT environments. Imec collaborated with KU Leuven and PragmatIC Semiconductor to develop the processor. The project was funded by grants from the European Union within the EU... Read more

date2 years ago
KU Leuven and imec present DIANA: the first AI chip of its kind

KU Leuven and imec present DIANA: the first AI chip of its kind

Researchers from imec and KU Leuven designed a chip to speed up AI computations. The chip, named DIANA, is the first AI accelerator to combine digital and analogue processors. A promising feat. The researchers combined a digital and analogue processor. According to imec and KU Leuven (universit... Read more

date2 years ago