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IBM Research - Almaden

San Jose, California, USA
Founded in 1955
Focus Areas: Computer science, database, user interface, web software, storage systems software & technology, physical sciences, materials science, nanotechnology, life sciences, services research

IBM Research - Zurich

Rüschlikon, Switzerland
Founded in 1956
Focus Areas: Nanoscience and -technology, semiconductor technology, storage systems, advanced server technology, systems design, IT security and privacy, business optimization, mobile enablement, services research; industry solutions lab

IBM Research - Watson

Yorktown Heights, New York, USA
Founded in 1961
Focus Areas: Computer science, database, data mining, business intelligence, user interface, storage systems software, materials science, nanotechnology, life sciences, services research, mathematics, semiconductor technology

IBM Research - Haifa

Haifa, Israel
Founded in 1972
Focus Areas: Storage and business continuity systems, verification technologies, multimedia, active management, information retrieval, programming environments, optimization technologies, and life sciences

IBM Research - Austin

Austin, Texas, USA
Founded in 1995
Focus Areas: High performance/low power VLSI design and tools, system-level power analysis, and new system architectures

IBM Research - China

Beijing, China
Founded in 1995
Focus Areas: Business integration and transformation, information and knowledge management, future embedded systems and devices, resilient and pervasive infrastructure, and user interactions

IBM Research - India

Delhi, India
Founded in 1998
Focus Areas: Speech technologies, pervasive computing, e-governance, information management, e-commerce, life sciences, distributed computing, software engineering

IBM Research - Brazil

Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Founded in 2010
IBM Research - Brazilwas established in June 2010, as IBM's ninth global research lab, the first IBM Research lab in South America and the first new IBM Research lab in twelve years. The lab has locations in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, where it is co-located with facilities of IBM Brazil.

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