News & Press

Posted on Jun 14, 2011

Holst Centre Eindhoven, imec and University of Ghent collaborate on flexible and stretchable electronics

Holst Centre (an open-innovation initiative by imec and TNO) and the Centre of MicroSystems Technology (CMST), imec's associated laboratory at Ghent University, join forces on flexible and stretchable electronics. The collaboration is an almost natural consequence of the complementa...

Posted on May 17, 2011

Holst Centre hosts IMAPS Benelux Spring Event on System-in-foil

On Thursday, June 9th Holst Centre will be hosting the IMAPS-Benelux Spring Event 2011. The theme of the event is System-in-foil: electronic products embedded in a thin flexible foil. IMAPS-Benelux is the Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg) chapter of IMAPS, the International Mi...

Posted on May 10, 2011

Novel gas sensor paves way to personal air quality monitors

Holst Centre and imec have demonstrated the word's first small, low-power gas sensor capable of detecting nitrogen oxides (NOx) at the parts per billion (ppb) level. Fully scalable to industrial, high-volume production, the new sensor could lead to personal, wearable air quality monitoring ...

Posted on Apr 8, 2011

Holst Centre involved in TEDxBrainport

High quality speakers from inside and outside the Brainport region will 'enlighten your brain' with inspiring presentations and acts during TEDxBrainport

Posted on Apr 7, 2011

Application demo shows power of collaboration

A new application-in-foil demo from the EU FP7-funded PolyNet Network of Excellence shows how collaboration between leading research institutes accelerates development.

Posted on Apr 4, 2011

SME-cluster DevLab enters into open innovation partnership with Holst Centre

Within the scope of the Holst Centre OpenSME initiative, we signed a collaboration agreement with DevLab, a Dutch research platform for - and initiated by - SMEs. The partnership will investigate the potential of DevLab's expertise on wireless network protocols and our own expertise on ultr...

Posted on Mar 31, 2011

Ultra-low power 2.4GHz radio for healthcare applications

At the ISSCC 2011 conference, Holst Centre, imec and Panasonic presented their results on an ultra-low power radio chip for wireless body-area networks (WBAN). Such networks are used for communication among sensor nodes operating on, in or around the human body, e.g. for healthcare purposes. In ...

Posted on Feb 23, 2011

Versatile Ultra-low Power Biomedical Signal Processor

At today's International Solid-State Circuit Conference (ISSCC2011), imec, NXP and Holst Centre present a versatile ultra-low power biomedical signal processor, CoolBioTM, meeting the requirements of future wearable biomedical sensor systems. The biomedical signal processor consumes only 13...

Posted on Feb 21, 2011

Ten contributions to ISSCC top conference

At the 2011 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco, Holst Centre has a total of ten contributions, including five scientific papers and one keynote speech. ISSCC is considered the foremost global forum for presentation of advances in IC design. An overv...

Posted on Feb 16, 2011

Ingenious makes rapid progress

After just one year, significant progress has already been made in the EU's three-year Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) 'Ingenious' project. Tasked with developing an optical chemical sensor based on nanotechnology, the European and Russian partners involved have already ...

Posted on Feb 16, 2011

DuPont Microcircuit Materials Expands Printed Electronics Research with Holst Centre Collaboration

New Focus on Flexible Substrates to Benefit Printed Electronics and Organic Photovoltaics BRISTOL, UK, Feb. 15, 2011 - DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM), part of DuPont Electronics and Communications, has announced a key collaboration with Holst Centre, an independent open-innova...

Posted on Feb 9, 2011

Towards brain wave monitoring (EEG) at your home

At the 2011 Medical Device & Manufacturing conference and exhibition in Anaheim, imec and Holst Centre present breakthroughs in enabling technologies for wireless EEG (electroencephalogram) systems enabling continuous ambulatory monitoring. The demonstrated EEG headset is compatible with...