Staff number : >=250

Turnover : 166.000.000 in 2012

Description of activities

IEE is a global leader in automotive safety sensing systems for occupant detection and classification with products such as OC™, BodySense™, Seat Belt Reminders and Protecto™, enhancing safety in vehicles produced by major car manufacturers worldwide.

We also offer customised input sensing solutions for the car interior, consisting of sliders, scrollers, touchpads and proximity sensors, allowing easy and intuitive navigation.

Our Tailgate Detector, People Counter and Volumetric Object Surveillor are implemented in public and commercial infrastructure to enhance building security and automation. These solutions are based on our innovative 3D MLI Sensor™ technology.

IEE’s sensing systems are dedicated to the following markets: Transportation & Automotive, Public & Commercial Infrastructure, Consumer, and Medical & Healthcare.

Products and services

  • Seat Belt Reminder - SBR
  • Driver Presence Detection - DPD
  • BodySense™
  • Protecto™
  • SenseAhead
  • Smart Trunk Opener - STO
  • Hands Off Detection - HOD
  • SafeHeat
  • Customised Input Sensing - CIS
  • Rear Seat Occupant Detector
  • Gesture Recognition
  • Occupant Condition Assessment
  • Athlete Condition Assessment
  • People Counter - PC
  • Tailgate Detector - TDflex™
  • Volumetric Object Surveillor - VOS
  • Smart Foot Sensor

Customer references

Aéroports de Paris, Alfa Romeo, American Access Control, Audi, Bang & Olufsen, Bentley, BMW, BOSE, Cadillac, Chrysler, Delphi, Faurecia, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, General Electrics, GM, Great Wall, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, Magna, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi Motors, Motorola, Nissan, Opel, Pininfarina, Porsche, PSA, Recaro, Renault, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Samsung, Scenetap, Seat, Siemens Building Technologies, Skoda, Suzuki, Tachi-S, TATA, Toyota, Valeo, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Volvo

Trading area


International locations

Greater Region, Europe, North America, Asia

Additional information

Certifications and qualifications: ISO/TS 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001

Research, Development and Innovation (RDI)

R&D investments (in % or by thousands of euros) : In general, IEE spends about 10% of its annual turnover on R&D-related activities.

Industrial property

  • Patent applications filed per year: approx. 10
  • Total patents in IEE's name: over 300
  • Licence(s) on the company’s/research centre’s technologies granted to third parties
  • Use of external technology under a licensing agreement or acquisition

Technological/technical capabilities

  • Electronics and Semiconductor Development
  • Algorithmic and Embedded Software Development
  • Development of Optical and Microwave Systems
  • Material Development
  • Simulation-based Engineering / Virtual Development



  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyser (DMA)
  • Thermo-Gravimetric Analyser (TGA) includes mass spectrometer (MS) coupling
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
  • Fourrier-Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR)
  • Universal Material Test System, covers temperatures from -150°C to +250°C
  • Optical and Mechanical Surface Analyser

Business sector(s)

  • Automotive
  • Engineering
  • Life Sciences, health and biotechnology
  • Electronics, micro- and nanosystems


ZAE Weiergewan, 11 rue Edmond Reuter; L-5326; Contern; LUXEMBOURG
Phone: +352 24 54 1
Fax: +352 24 54 32 00

R&D Contact

Mr SCHOOS Aloyse
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Phone: +352 24 54 22 20

  • Updated 29-06-2015