Integrated Detector Electronics AS (IDEAS) was founded in 1992 by scientists and engineers with background from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the University of Oslo. IDEAS is a privately held, R&D driven, semiconductor company, based in Norway.

The company develops and delivers application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and subsystems for radiation detection and imaging, with emphasis on sensor and detector readout. IDEAS works with scientific organizations and business partners to innovate and create new products for applications in science, space, environment, healthcare, security, and industry.

IDEAS has developed intellectual property for radiation-hardened devices and their operation in extended temperature range. The IDEAS team consists of highly skilled electronics and space engineers and experienced physicists with more than 20 years in business.