The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is the largest Dutch-speaking employer in the Brussels Region. Centrally situated in the capital of Europe, this university takes up its role as an ambassador for Flanders and Brussels, in a spirit of active pluralism and open mindness. High quality education and research are central issues. VUB research teams are internationally recognised in many disciplines of fundamental and applied research.
imec’s core research team ETRO (Department of Electronics and Informatics of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel) is the world-leading R&D and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies and focuses on sensors, image and multi-dimensional signal processing applied in various sectors such as medical imaging, media systems, industrial processing and digital heritage. It comprises demand-driven and fundamental research, aiming to deliver unique solutions leveraging cross-boundary expertise in micro-electronics & photonics, hardware-software co-design and networks & systems. imec-ETRO-VUB has a long-standing expertise in digital imaging and video processing for medical imaging, media systems, industrial processing and digital heritage.