Smoltek negotiate CNF-MIM demo project

Smoltek nego­ti­ates with Imec on an indus­tri­al­ly com­pat­i­ble process demon­stra­tion for CNF-MIM.

Smoltek has entered into nego­ti­a­tions with Imec, the world-lead­ing research insti­tute, on demo pro­duc­tion of CNF-MIM capac­i­tors in indus­tri­al­ly com­pat­i­ble CMOS for­mat, so-called 300mm format.

- Imec is a unique play­er with a com­plete and indus­tri­al­ly com­pat­i­ble 300mm line, under one roof. They also have expe­ri­ence in the field of car­bon nan­otech­nol­o­gy, which we see as an added strength, says Anders Johans­son, CEO of Smoltek.

- This nego­ti­a­tion is entire­ly in line with what we com­mu­ni­cat­ed in our prospec­tus for the on-going share issue, to car­ry out demo pro­duc­tion of CMF-MIM capac­i­tors in an indus­tri­al­ly com­pat­i­ble full-scale for­mat environment.

An agree­ment with Imec gives Smoltek an exter­nal part­ner for the ver­i­fi­ca­tion of the tech­nol­o­gy, beyond its own lab envi­ron­ment, to present to pos­si­ble licensees. 300mm is the process for­mat that is the indus­try stan­dard for high vol­ume pro­duc­tion of CMOS-based semiconductors.

Imec in brief:

• World-lead­ing research and devel­op­ment cen­tre with­in micro- and nano­elec­tron­ics space.

• Head­quar­ters, lab and indus­tri­al­ly com­pat­i­ble test fab in Leu­ven, Belgium

• Glob­al pres­ence with own offices

• 4,000 researchers

• Non-prof­it-organ­i­sa­tion

• Web­site: www.imec-int.com

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