Why IBM for academic research and collaboration?
IBM has a strong tradition of research collaboration with academia. We go beyond the boundaries of our IBM labs to work with colleagues in universities around the world to address global grand challenge problems. We also foster collaborative research related to transformation and innovation of businesses and governments, relationships through fellowships, grants, and funding for programs of shared interest.
IBM offers awards to support research, curriculum development, and educational assistance in areas of innovation.
Programs at these worldwide centers foster the exchange of academic research and real-world industry challenges.
The Collaborative Innovation Centers (CIC) is a smart service system that IBM has institute to work with regional government, academia and business for developing in-demand skills, accelerating research innovations info markets, and driving regional economical development.
IBM Research labs around the world work with universities in collaborative relationships and regularly publish the results.