Imec opens new cleanroom

Leuven (Belgium) — March 11, 2016 — World-leading nanoelectronics research center imec has announced the opening of its new 300mm cleanroom. With this 4000m2 new facility, imec’s state-of-the-art semiconductor research cleanrooms now totals 12,000m2, one of the most advanced research facilities in the world dedicated to scaling IC technology beyond 7nm. This facility will enable imec to keep its global leading position as a nanoelectronics R&D center serving the entire semiconductor ecosystem. Its global partners including foundries, IDMs, fabless and fablite companies, equipment and material suppliers, will benefit from topnotch semiconductor processing equipment (including alfa and beta tools) to develop innovative solutions for more powerful, high-performing, cheaper and energy-efficient ICs, which are crucial in the evolution of the Internet of Everything and a sustainable digital future. You can read the full press release here.