News (Conference and Exhibition)

The team behind Onera (photo: Holst Centre)

Onera receives investment to develop next-generation sleep diagnostic device

Onera, a spin-off from imec and Holst Centre, announced the successful closure of a seed round of financing enabling the company to develop a wearable, fully disposable, medically graded sleep diagnostic device. The startup's mission is to bring gold standard sleep diagnostics from the sleep lab to the comfort of the patient's home. The seed investment is secured by imec's venturing programme imec.xpand and the Dutch development agency Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschapij (BOM).


Kari Mäki is an experienced expert in energy systems (photo: VTT)

VTT appoints research professor in smart energy systems

The VTT Technichal Research Centre of Finland has appointed Kari Mäki as research professor in smart energy systems. Mäki has worked with energy systems at VTT since 2010. Before that, he held various positions in industry and at the Tampere University of Technology.


imec is part of the alliance that aims to establish an internet of water in Flanders (photo: imec)

Imec to tackle growing water risks with internet of water

The Belgian region of Flanders pioneers the internet of water, a unique intelligent water management system based on  a network of connected sensors, that enables a permanent and real time follow-up of water quality and quantity. This is expected to enable Flanders to tackle the growing threat of water inconvenience, water scarcity and water pollution. Recently Flanders’ minister-president Geert Bourgeois activated a first sensor, close to The Blankaart in Diksmuide.


Event diary


Touch Taiwan 2018

Location: Taipei Nangang Exhibition, Taiwan
Organiser: TDUA



ICFPE 2018

Location: Changzhou, China

Organiser: Changzhou Institute of Printed Electronics Industry, China


SEMICON Europa 2018

Location: Messe Munich, Germany

Organiser: SEMI