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Posted on May 1, 2014

New EU project to improve OPV efficiency and lifetimes

A new EU-funded research project aims to speed the development of more efficient and versatile solar cells. Comprising ten European universities, companies and organizations, the MUJULIMA project is targeting cost-efficient organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells that enable module efficiencies...

Posted on Apr 7, 2014

Holst Centre and imec Unveil Small, Light Health Patch with Enhanced Accuracy

Holst Centre and imec have unveiled a prototype flexible health patch weighing just 10g - half the weight of current products. The patch uses real-time electrocardiogram (ECG), tissue-contact impedance and accelerometer information to accurately monitor physical activity. Thanks to advan...

Posted on Apr 7, 2014

ROHM Semiconductor, Holst Centre and imec Join Forces for Ultra-low Power Radio Research and Development

Holst Centre, Nanoelectronics research center imec and ROHM Semiconductor Co. Ltd., a world-leading supplier of electronic components, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership for research collaboration on ultra-low power (ULP) radio technology for small batter...

Posted on Feb 13, 2014

Imec and Holst Centre Demonstrate Low-Power ECG-Acquisition Chip at ISSCC2014

At this week's International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC2014), imec and Holst Centre, together with Olympus, demonstrated a low-power single channel implantable electrocardiography (ECG) acquisition chip with analog feature extraction, which enables precise monitoring of ...

Posted on Feb 12, 2014

Fujitsu Laboratories and imec Holst Centre Develop Wireless Transceiver Technology for Medical Devices

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and imec Holst Centre today announced that they have developed a wireless transceiver circuit for use in body area networks (BAN) for medical applications that adheres to the 400 MHz-band international standard. While the subject of high expectations f...

Posted on Jan 21, 2014

Imec and Holst Centre present record number of papers at ISSCC2014

With 11 papers and several contributions to panels, tutorials and demonstration sessions, Holst Centre and imec have a record participation to the renowned International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2014), held from February 9-13 in San Francisco. Jo de Boeck, CTO imec:

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

FP7 Multi Sensor Platform project initiated for Building Management and Mobile Applications

In collaboration with a broad European consortium, Holst

Posted on Jan 13, 2014

Holst Centre extends sheet-to-sheet production capabilities

Holst Centre has expanded its sheet-to-sheet production facilities for organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) with the purchase of a Kurt J. Lesker Super Spectros thermal evaporator. The new tool will increase throughput for hybrid solution-processed / evaporated OLEDs, speeding up testing of new...

Posted on Dec 11, 2013

World's first all-inkjet-printed OPVs offer flexibility for fast product development

Scientists from Solliance, the cross-border thin-film solar cell research alliance, have produced the world's first organic photovoltaics (OPVs) to be made exclusively with inkjet printing processes. The processes offer complete flexibility of cell shape, substrate and structure, so...

Posted on Dec 3, 2013


Imec, Holst Centre and Wicentric introduce their integrated ultra-low power Bluetooth

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

Samenwerking met Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg op gebied van draagbare gezondheidsmonitoringsystemen

Holst Centre, imec en Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg (ZOL) hebben vandaag aangekondigd dat ze samen technologie