Wallonia Infrastructure for Micro- et Nano-FABrication (WINFAB)


500 m2 cleanroom   FIB / SEM   Laser Micro-machining   Photolithography   LPCVD (Low Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition) Furnaces

Technical and scientific expertise

  • Thin film deposition, etching and lithography
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Vacuum technology
  • Clean room design
  • Technical advice and consultancy
  • Complete device development
  • Access to clean room facilities and equipment rental

Main equipment

  • Chemical vapour deposition
  • Lasers
  • Optical lithography
  • eBeam
  • Metalisers

Get an overview of the platform’s facilities via a virtual tour.


  • Solar cells
  • Sensors (stress, humidity, etc.)
  • Batteries
  • Mechanical properties of thin films
  • 2D materials (graphene, hBN, etc.)
  • Substrates for RF applications

Services available to

  • UCLouvain researchers
  • Non-UCLouvain parties


March 2024 - M. Yann Danlée - Co-Founder and CSO -, and M. Gaël Hamoir - Senior Sensor Engineer - at VOCSens, a spin-off from UCLouvain that creates gas sensors to measure environmental pollution, talk in a video about their collaboration with the WINFAB platform.




Minister Willy Borsus and the Deputies of the Province...

On Wednesday 19 July 2023, Minister Willy Borsus and the Deputies of the Province du Brabant wallon - Isabelle Evrard, Sophie Keymolen, Marc Bastin and Tanguy Stuckens - visited the WINFAB and...

Innovate in your company with the technology platforms...

Boost innovation in your company with the technology platforms of UCLouvain Did you know? Technology platforms give you access to expertise, equipment and infrastructures at the cutting...

Nanolithography: draw patterns down to 10 nm

New ultra high resolution Electron Beam Lithography in Winfab The micro- and nano-fabrication platform - WINFAB - has acquired a new Ultra high-resolution Electron Beam Lithography (EBL)...

Composites: a world first to measure deformations at the...

Digital image correlation (DIC) allows 2D mapping of the deformations occurring in a material, by tracking the displacements of a speckle pattern deposited on the specimen surface. The spatial...