IDLab partners

Research at IDLab targets the most daunting challenges industry is facing to deliver the digital transformation, connecting everything and extracting high value from data.


Internet experts and data scientists

IDLab focuses its research on internet technologies and data science. We develop technologies outperforming current solutions for communication subsystems, high speed and low power networking, distributed computing and multimedia processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence and web semantics.


Collaborations with innovative industry

IDLab collaborates with many universities and research centres worldwide and jointly develops advanced technologies with industry (R&D centers from international companies, Flanders’ top innovating large companies and SMEs, as well as numerous ambitious startups).

Beyond 2020

Nextgen technologies for 2020 and beyond

By 2020, billions of objects will be interconnected, delivering a wealth of information. At IDLab we contribute today to the global standards of tomorrow. Key contributions have been made to W3C, MPEG, OSGi, 3G/4G/5G, IETF COAP… In our labs we also demonstrate technology beyond 2020.

Recent news

Imec researchers at IDLab, Ghent University and Nokia Bell Labs work to debut key building block for the deployment of 100G PON networks

Presenting world’s first upstream 100 Gbit/s PAM-4 linear burst-mode transimpedance amplifier (TIA) chip for the roll-out of next-generation flexible PONs

Flemish government allocates 7 M€ funding for first 2 years of SolidLab Vlaanderen

Imec researchers at UGent, VUB en KULeuven will work together in SolidLab Vlaanderen and received funding from the Flemish government.

Research on sleep apnea in IRCAI Top 100 as one of the excellent projects

Our research on sleep apnea has been listed in the IRCAI Top 100 as one of the excellent projects.

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