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CERN Accelerating science

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R&D topic 1:
DATA-CENTRE TECHNOLOGIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
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R&D topic 2:
COMPUTING PERFORMANCE
AND SOFTWARE
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MACHINE LEARNING AND DATA ANALYTICS
R&D topic 3:
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QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES
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APPLICATIONS IN OTHER DISCIPLINES
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CERN openlab is a unique public-private partnership, through which CERN collaborates with leading ICT companies and other research organisations. Together we work to accelerate the development of cutting-edge ICT solutions for the research community.

Upcoming events

: RANDOMPOWER HACKATHON

Time: 9:30 AM Location: Location in CERN maps:

What will you do with a pocket-size quantum random number generator?
Try to answer this challenging question and win the invitation to the Hackathon finals that will be held remotely on October 28th-30th, 2020.
The hackathon is co-organised with gluoNNet and supported by the CERN openlab as part of CERN's Quantum Technology Initiative.
There is no participation fee. For the registration details and participation rules please check: https://www.randompower.eu/randompower-hackaton/ 

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

A word from the Director-General

Since its foundation in 2001, CERN openlab has been working to help accelerate the development of cutting-edge computing technologies. Such technologies play a vital role in particle physics,
as well as in many other research fields and domains of society, helping scientists to continue pushing back the frontiers of knowledge.

Fabiola Giannoti, CERN Director-General

Read the full text in our 2019 annual report

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