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Home > Press > Imec Reports Four Percent Growth for 2013 Fiscal Year End —Continues to Accelerate Innovation Through Global Collaborations and Technological Breakthroughs in Nanoelectronics—

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Nanoelectronics research center imec, today reported the financial results for fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Revenue for 2013 totaled 332 million euro, a four percent growth from the previous year.

Imec Reports Four Percent Growth for 2013 Fiscal Year End —Continues to Accelerate Innovation Through Global Collaborations and Technological Breakthroughs in Nanoelectronics—

Leuven, Belgium | Posted on April 24th, 2014

The 332 million euro figure includes the revenue generated through industrial commitment from international partners, collaborations with universities worldwide and funds from European research initiatives, a yearly grant from the Flemish government totaling 48.6 million euro, and a 4.6 million euro grant from the Dutch government to support the Holst Centre.



"2013 has been a productive year and I am proud to report these solid financial figures given the challenging macro-economic climate and the ongoing consolidation in the semiconductor industry segment in which we operate," said Luc Van den hove, president and CEO at imec, "This year imec has succeeded in attracting more research partnerships, while continuing to foster existing relationships. Several new collaborations in the domain of healthcare with leading organizations including Janssen Pharmaceutica, Johns Hopkins University, TEL, Pacific Biosciences, Panasonic, JSR, and BioTelemetry underscore the world-class research we offer to this market. We're confident that our continued breakthrough research, leveraging our proven nanoelectronics track record, will lead to novel instruments for patient care and medical advancements."



"Furthermore, this past year we intensified our partnership with ASML, reflecting our efforts to strengthen our collaboration with the leading suppliers of the IC industry," added Van den hove. "These suppliers are vital contributors to our innovation hub, and increased interactions between IC manufacturers and suppliers will be essential to implement the next steps in innovation and scaling. Imec, as a neutral R&D organization offering the deep expertise, IP sharing models and talent, will continue to foster closer interactions at earlier stages in process development."



In 2013, imec's talent base amounted to 2,086 people, representing 71 nationalities. Of these, 383 were industrial residents and 289 were Ph.D. researchers. "Our achievements in all our areas of focus are the sum of the dedication, passion and talent of all our employees, leveraged with our strategic research partnerships," added Van den hove.

2013 Organization Highlights:

• 986 peer-reviewed articles published
• 201 patents awarded
• 124 patent applications submitted
• In 2013, 2 scientists working at imec received prestigious grants from the European Research Council (ERC).
• In 2013, imec launched its new learning academy. Imec academy is structured as a corporate university with the ambition to provide training in the domains that imec excels, training at a level that is hard to find elsewhere.
• Imec IClink assisted its customers with demanding foundry production schedules, taping-out over 500 customer designs. It adds value to these production services with a wide range of design, assembly and PCB services. Imec IClink is a growing operation averaging 17% CAGR over the last 6 years.

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About IMEC
Imec performs world-leading research in nanoelectronics. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top talent is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable society. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, and has offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, Taiwan, US, China, India and Japan. Its staff of over 2,080 people includes more than 670 industrial residents and guest researchers. In 2013, imec's revenue (P&L) totaled 332 million euro. Further information on imec can be found at www.imec.be. Stay up to date about what’s happening at imec with the monthly imec magazine, available for tablets and smartphones (as an app for iOS and Android), or via the website www.imec.be/imecmagazine

Imec is a registered trademark for the activities of IMEC International (a legal entity set up under Belgian law as a "stichting van openbaar nut”), imec Belgium (IMEC vzw supported by the Flemish Government), imec the Netherlands (Stichting IMEC Nederland, part of Holst Centre which is supported by the Dutch Government), imec Taiwan (IMEC Taiwan Co.) and imec China (IMEC Microelectronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.) and imec India (Imec India Private Limited).

About Holst Centre

Holst Centre is an independent open-innovation R&D centre that develops generic technologies for Wireless Autonomous Transducer Solutions and for Systems-in-Foil. A key feature of Holst Centre is its partnership model with industry and academia around shared roadmaps and programs. It is this kind of cross-fertilization that enables Holst Centre to tune its scientific strategy to industrial needs.

Holst Centre was set up in 2005 by imec (Flanders, Belgium) and TNO (The Netherlands) with support from the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Government of Flanders. It is named after Gilles Holst, a Dutch pioneer in Research and Development and first director of Philips Research.

Located on High Tech Campus Eindhoven, Holst Centre benefits from the state-of-the-art on-site facilities. Holst Centre has over 180 employees from around 28 nationalities and a commitment from more than 45 industrial partners. Visit us at www.holstcentre.com.

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