Imec performs world-leading research in nano-electronics. In a unique high-tech environment, our international top talent is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable society. IMEC goal: creating innovative solutions that are relevant for the industry. Imec has a unique expertise in chip processing and system design, a strong IP portfolio, an ultramodern infrastructure, and an extensive network of partners. This makes IMEC premier partner to develop the technology of the future. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. We have additional R&D teams in The Netherlands (Holst Centre in Eindhoven), China, Taiwan, and India, and offices in Japan and the USA. Our staff of close to 2,000 people include more than 600 industrial residents and guest researchers. In 2011, imec's revenue (P&L) was 300 million euro.