Each of us is impacted by science and technology. Our environment, culture and daily life are deeply affected by scientific advances and technological developments. Today we're confronted with huge challenges, e.g. global warming, the rising cost of our healthcare system, the sustainable development of our cities and the need for clean water. Science and technology can provide solutions and tools to tackle these challenges. In this perspective, scientific literacy and involvement will be essential for our future development. Imec's outreach group wants to improve this societal interaction by setting up different projects and interdisciplinary collaborations.