Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.
22 April 2004: launch of iMinds (then known as IBBT)2004: first brokerage event1 January 2005: start of the first ICON project22 April 2005: new headquarters at Zuiderpoort, Gent2006: foundation of the iMinds Living LabsDecember 2007: launch of iMinds - iLab.o (formerly known as iMinds Living Labs)10 October 2007: opening of iMinds - iCubes, full-service office facilities for technology start-ups 18 June 2008: launch of the iVenture fund25 June 2008: launch of iMinds - iLab.t2009: the first edition of ‘iMinds, The Conference’2010: set-up of 5 research departments2010: foundation of the first start-up company through the iMinds iStart Incubation programme2012: IBBT became iMinds2012: opening of the Start-up Garage, a shared workspace for start-ups and researchers 14 March 2012: launch of the iMinds Media Innovation Centre (iMinds - MiX)2013: our research departments were re-organised in 5 fields of expertise6 February 2014: launch of iMinds - HealthMarch 2014: iMinds set up shop at Corda INCubator in Hasselt23 October 2014: ‘iMinds, The Conference’ celebrated the tenth anniversary of iMinds
1 october 2016: fusion between iMinds and imec
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