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.

News and announcements

  • 18 april 2017:
    We are looking for a PhD candidate:
    PhD student for work on a “Biomimetic microfluidic platform for in vitro culture of embryos”. More information can be found on our jobs page.

  • 10 february 2017:
    We are looking for a PhD candidate:
    PhD student on “Hermetic Barrier layers for packaging of microelectronic medical implants”.
    More information can be found on the UGent website.

  • 27 january 2017:
    We have a new job opportunity at CMST, we are looking for a
    PhD researcher on High performance thin film solar cell as smart contact lens power source.
    More information about this job offer and the application process can be found on the imec website.

  • 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
  • 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: http://www.actphast.be