Next generation treatments for type I diabetes

Next generation treatments for type I diabetes

Type I diabetes also known as juvenile diabetes is an autoimmune disease primarily mediated by T-cells (a type of white blood cell)..

A Cleanroom Pattern Language

A Cleanroom Pattern Language

  Adapting Christopher Alexander’s Pattern Language to the Manufacturing Cleanroom Environment By John Perkins, Andrew Jesaitis,..

A lab-on-chip to detect diseases based on light

A lab-on-chip to detect diseases based on light

Six European partners start a 3-year collaboration to design a breakthrough medical tool. The compact appliance is targeted to cost less..

Getting the picture faster thanks to IR cameras

Getting the picture faster thanks to IR cameras

Whether as a driver assistance system in a car or used in thermography for buildings: uncooled infrared sensors, like those being developed..

Sensors monitor cerebral pressure

Sensors monitor cerebral pressure

If the pressure in a patient’s brain is too high, physicians implant a system in the head that regulates the pressure. A […]

Imec and Ghent university demonstrate truly bendable and stretchable optical...

Imec and Ghent university demonstrate truly bendable and stretchable optical...

Imec and CMST, imec’s associated lab at Ghent university, have fabricated the world’s first randomly deformable optical waveguide...

Untethered active microgripper for single-cell analysis

There are a wide range of passive devices such as beads, wells and tubes that can be used to capture and confine […]

A Pattern Language Enters the Cleanroom

A Pattern Language Enters the Cleanroom

A Pattern Language Enters the Cleanroom – A Strategy for Humanizing the Cleanroom By John Perkins, Andrew Jesaitis, Debra..

Will we ever cure cancer?

Will we ever cure cancer?

“The more we know, the more difficult it gets” Professor Frédéric Amant  On the occasion of imec’s 30th birthday, the imec..

Health check for machines and plants

Health check for machines and plants

Indicator lamps on a car dashboard warn the driver about technical difficulties in order to avoid a breakdown. The state of industrial..

Invisible hearing aids

Invisible hearing aids

Microsystems are at the heart of portable “body area networks” such as hearing aids and implants. Now Fraunhofer researchers are..

“Thanks to organic electronics, we will maybe get a smartphone that we can...

“Thanks to organic electronics, we will maybe get a smartphone that we can...

Everyone knows electronics made from silicon. They are in your laptop, camera, and smartphone. To make these chips, you use a substrate..

Close enough to touch the stars

Close enough to touch the stars

It’s almost as if you were weightless. You can reach out and touch the Big Dipper and all around you is the […]

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