Research Funding Organisations
IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
Think tanks and research institutions
Gaston Crommenlaan, 8
P.O. box: 102
Mr Wim De Waele
Ms Liesbeth Van der Haegen
Project Admin & Control
iMinds is an independent research institute founded by the Flemish government to stimulate ICT innovation. The iMinds team offers companies and organizations active support in research and development. It brings together companies, authorities, and non-profit organizations to join forces on research projects. Both technical and non-technical issues are addressed within each of these projects.
iMinds unites more than 1000 researchers from 5 research departments specialized in one or more of the basic competencies of iMinds. The composition of the research groups is flexible and aligned to the evolving needs of companies and organizations.
The iMinds research domains
iMinds stimulates research that addresses current social and economic issues.
Culture & Media
ICT and Energy
Social & Secure ICT
Participation in 75+ research projects
The mission of iMinds is the creation of highly competent human capital in different aspects of ICT through multi-disciplinary demand-driven research.
iMinds carries out this multi-disciplinary research for the Flemish business community and the Flemish government. This includes all technological, legal and social dimensions of the development and exploitation of broadband services.
The Flemish government invests in multi-disciplinary broadband research. The objective: To make Flanders a leading and internationally recognized player in the information society of the future.
100%: 184 75%: 14 50%: 10 25%: 20
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iMinds has carried out research projects with over 1250 partner organizations already, either large companies, SME's or non-profit and governmental organizations (Ca. 25%).
In order to strengthen our research excellence and optimize the valorization of research results, we will continue to invest in strategic partnerships and international collaboration, both with leading national and international research institutes and with international companies of particular strategic importance.
So far, we have formalized a strategic research partnership with the following institutions: Alcatel-Lucent, Barco, City Live, IMEC, Mobile Vikings, Televic, Unified Post and VITO.
iMinds is also a member of the European Alliance for Innovation (EAI) since May 2011. EAI is a grassroots organization initiated through cooperation between public, private and government organisations. EAI bridges the gaps between the market, research and regulation bringing together key players from every discipline within the ICT innovation cycle.
01/2013 - 12/2013
< 9,999 €
EC Service Contracts (SMART)
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