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CERN openlab is a unique public-private partnership, through which CERN collaborates with leading ICT companies and other research organizations. Together we work to accelerate the development of cutting-edge ICT solutions for the research community.

Upcoming events

Workshop: CERN openlab Technical Workshop 2019

Time: 1:30 PM Location: CERN, 503-1-001
Council Chamber
Location in CERN maps: https://maps.cern.ch/

During this event — which will take place over two days — we will review the CERN openlab projects carried out in the first year of our sixth three-year phase, with technical discussion of recent progress made. 

Talks will be organised into sessions focused on the four R&D topics set out in CERN openlab's recent white paper: (1) data centre technologies and infrastructures, (2) computing performance and software, (3) machine learning and data analytics, (4) applications in disciplines beyond high-energy physics. There will be an additional fifth session of talks at the workshop, centred on the topic of quantum computing.

The latest technical posters from the CERN openlab projects will also be presented at the event.

You can also see our upcoming and past events in our calendar.

A word from the Director-General

CERN openlab is now embarking upon a new three-year phase. Together with its collaborators from research and industry, CERN openlab is working to accelerate the development of the innovative systems needed to meet the unprecedented ICT challenges posed by CERN’s current and future scientific programme.

Fabiola Giannoti, CERN Director-General

Read the full text in our 2017 annual report

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