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

Detecting sleep apnea using wearable and machine learning

In a collaboration with imec and ZOL, researchers from IDLab developed machine learning techniques for automatically detecting sleep apnea in bio-impedance data. Their research was recently highlighted on IEEE Spectrum.

imec.icon information session

On 16 January 2020 The Beacon, together with imec – IDLab UAntwerpen, will host an information session for companies about the possibilities of participating in collaborative research projects through the imec.icon program.

SaT5G Industry day

On November 27th, 2019 the SaT5G project held an industry day at the University of Surrey, UK.

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