Collaborative Research Unit

Centre for Microsystems Technology

Acronym
CMST
Co-ordinator
Other information
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Photonics, optoelectronics and optical communications
  • Engineering and technology
    • Photonics, light and lighting
    • Biosensors
    • Smart sensors
    • Sensors, biosensors and smart sensors not elsewhere classified
    • Microfluidics/flow chemistry
    • Biophotonics
    • Electronic design
Description
CMST is an imec associated research lab at the Ghent university. CMST is designing and developing microsystems such as implantable devices, smart contact lenses, optical sensors or devices for IoT, making use of a number of technology platforms such as flexible and stretchable electronics, opto-electronic packaging, polymer waveguides, liquid crystal technology, microfluidics, ASIC design or thin chip packaging, bringing together expertise from electronics, mechanics, physics, chemistry and medicine.