CMST is a research centre focusing on smart microsystems integration and design, we perform research in 6 domains:

The envisaged applications include telecom, wireless sensors, robotics, biomedics, bio electronics, health care, training, simulation, entertainment and smart textile. The Centre for Microsystems Technology is affiliated with imec.


  • 8 december 2016:
    Our ‘smart contact lens’ technology is covered in an IEEE Spectrum article: “A Smart Contact Lens for Eye Injuries”
    A Smart Contact Lens for Eye Injuries
  • 23 november 2016:
    The CMST website has been redesigned! The website uses the new design developed for ‘200 years Ghent University’, and we have updated and improved all of the information on our site.
    200 years Ghent University
  • 12 november 2016:
    Announcement: Smart Optics workshop, December 19th, 2016.
    This workship will present the main results from the Secondos project and offer an outlook to possible next steps towards products. This research was subsidized by VLAIO. More information can be found here.

  • 21 oktober 2016:
    A new ACTPHAST promotional video which includes testimonials from ACTPHAST supported companies, is available. The movie and full testimonials are also available on the new ACTPHAST website: