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ICsense is part of the TDK group, one of world’s largest electronic component providers, which enables us to further boost our ASIC development and supply. Most of the projects will be for customers outside the TDK group. Due to this partnership, we combine the best of both worlds: an informal, dynamic company culture with the opportunities of a multinational. ICsense specialises in custom IC design services and ASIC supply for the medical, automotive, industrial and consumer market.
At Melexis, we are all about inspired engineering. Our passion for technology has propelled us to the top of our industry. Today, we are one of five world leaders in semiconductor sensors for the automotive sector. We are also trailblazers in the development, design, and application of integrated semiconductors for motors, car networking, and wired and wireless communication.
Huawei’s Belgium Research Center has several labs, each focusing on different research area. We are located in Leuven and Ghent, and our research interests include RFIC, Silicon Photonics, Applied Networks, etc. Leuven RF IC design team is Huawei’s leading team for IC design for 5G and 6G wireless applications. Our mission is to bring innovation and to advance these state-of-the-art R&D results to competitive and high quality next generation products. We are offering excellent conditions and an interesting mixture of analog, RF, mm-wave, SOC and mixed-signal design.
Sofics is an integrated circuit design solutions provider to the semiconductor industry. Founded in 2000, we are active worldwide, delivering solutions (Intellectual Property) for micro- and nanoelectronics circuits. We work in the most advanced FinFET technologies of both leading foundries (TSMC and Samsung), with more than 100 customers, from small outfits to the largest companies and brands in the industry. We develop circuit design solutions – analog and physical design, some digital too – with a focus on on-chip robustness (against overvoltage or overcurrent) and high-end circuit performance. We offer a flexible work regime that includes the option to work partially from your home, as well from our spacious, inspiring, and energy efficient office building in Aalter, the ideal working place for innovation and engineering.
The ams OSRAM Group is a global leader in optical solutions.By adding intelligence to light and passion to innovation, we enrich peoples' lives. We focus on innovation across sensing, illumination and visualization. Our 24 000 employees worldwide are at the heart of the products and technologies that define our world today – from smartphones and mobile devices to smart homes and buildings, industrial automation, medical technology, and connected vehicles. Our passion is in creating sensor solutions that make devices smarter, safer, convenient, while reducing impact on the environment
iCana is a fabless semiconductor component supplier company for the Wireless Telecommunication Infrastructure market. As the world is evolving fast towards 5G, with new architectures and technical challenges ahead, iCana has been transforming its IP portfolio in a range of key high-performing products in different semiconductor technologies, to support the 5G market and its complex evolving ecosystem. Our headquarters in Taiwan, close to our worldwide recognized OSAT partners, provides III-V semiconductor component solutions and reference designs, enabling faster lead times and allowing our customers to get their products to market faster. Our R&D team in Belgium is mainly centered around Si-CMOS innovation and design solutions leveraging the use of cost-efficient technology integration platforms needed for the 5G mmWave market. Our offices in USA include an expert R&D team who supports all our products in wireless designs.
Easics is a System-on-Chip design company, targeting designs in both FPGA and digital & mixed-signal ASIC technology. Easics designs reliable and scalable high-performance and low-power embedded systems for leading product companies, active in vision & imaging, industrial systems, healthcare & medical devices, multimedia, wireless & wired connectivity, aerospace and measurement equipment. Easics is based in Leuven and was founded in 1991 as a spin-off company from KU Leuven/ESAT and imec.
The department of Electrical Engineering (also known as ESAT) of the KU Leuven conducts research at a high international level. It is also responsible for education in the domains of electrical engineering, electronics, and information processing. ESAT works on several technological innovations in the fields of energy, integrated circuits, information processing, image & speech processing, and telecommunication systems. The department is also co-founder of many spin-off companies. With more than 300 PhD students, 200 master students, and 100 staff members, ESAT is a strong international research and educational department.
IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its more than 423,000 members in over 160 countries, and its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.