ITF Flanders 2024


Imec,-which celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2024!-, takes pride in supporting numerous Flemish businesses and policymakers through our unique open innovation model. Together, we harness the power of microchips and digital technologies to create profound impact in domains such as health, mobility, connected energy systems, and robotics & AI.

Empowering tomorrow: 40 years of unrivaled nanatech collaboration

During ITF Flanders 2024, imec brings together all these different stakeholders for an inspiring tech conference & exhibition in a special, celebratory atmosphere.

Join to explore the technological future for Flanders and to celebrate imec’s 40th anniversary.

Why Attend ITF Flanders?

Explore how imec’s expertise ignites innovation and digital transformation in the realms of nano- and digital technologies, yielding tangible outcomes in areas such as health, mobility, connected energy systems, and robotics & AI in Flanders.

Expect engaging thematic sessions featuring expert discussions and an insightful tour of our demo floor. You’ll discover how research and development in microchip technologies and digital innovations offer tangible benefits for our region.

Furthermore, ITF Flanders provides an excellent opportunity to forge valuable connections in our vibrant exhibition space. Here, you can exchange ideas and explore new collaboration opportunities.

Who Takes the Stage?

At ITF Flanders, we welcome Flemish stakeholders – entrepreneurs, policymakers, SMEs, and innovators – actively engaged in fields such as Health, Mobility, Automotive, AI, Robotics, Energy, and beyond.

This event is held in collaboration with ITF World, imec’s flagship two-day event that draws 2,000 participants from around the globe, including Belgium, Europe, Asia, and the US.

In partnership with ITF World 2024

Experience an impressive lineup of leading technology experts and industry leaders as speakers. Receive updates on groundbreaking innovations in semiconductor fields such as Health, Mobility, AR/VR, and more, paving the way towards a sustainable society. Discover imec’s role and activities in advancing initiatives of the Chips Act worldwide. Be inspired by compelling examples of deep-tech entrepreneurship. Network with 2,000 key figures from the global semiconductor and deep tech scenes. And much more…

Energy Break Out - Connected Energy systems for a sustainable energy future

  • 15.30-15.40 Welcome & Introduction ‘Connected Energy systems for a sustainable energy future’
  • 15.40-16.25 afternoon session part 1
    • Tom Nijsen (Account Manager, Flux50) – The need for data in stabilizing the energy grid
    • Bart Onsia (Senior Business Development Manager, imec/EnergyVille) & Matthias Strobbe (Business Developer Smart Energy & Smart Buildings, IDLab, an imec research group at Ghent University) – Connecting energy carriers for a reliable and resilient renewable energy system
  • 16.25-16.55 Demo exhibition (be sure to visit EnergyVille at the Flanders booth)
  • 16.55-17.55 afternoon session part 2
    • Louis De Taye (R&D Project Leader, imec/EnergyVille) – A new frontier in battery technology
    • Rik Vreys (CEO, Hyve) – Hydrogen, decarbonization problem of pathway to decarbonization?
    • Jan-Willem Rombouts (Co-founder & CEO, Beebop) – AI-driven orchestration of distributed energy resources
    • Kris Boonen ( Business Development Manager Unit Water & Energy Transition, EnergyVille / VITO) – CRM-system for energy houses: tackling the energy renovation challenge for a densely populated region and a diverse building stock in a systemic approach

What to Expect at ITF Flanders?

At ITF Flanders, you can immerse yourself in an engaging half-day event at the beautiful Flanders Meeting & Convention Center, nestled in the vibrant heart of Antwerp. The event, closely linked with ITF World, is renowned for its dynamic and lively atmosphere, garnering widespread appreciation.

Be sure to visit EnergyVille at the Flanders booth and go to the Energy break out session in the afternoon!

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