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IBM Research Services is a partnership between IBM Research and IBM Global Business Services, where researchers work with businesses and governments to turn technology into innovations that solve complex problems and create new opportunities.
The IBM First-of-a-Kind (FOAK) program brings together IBM researchers and clients to test new technologies on business problems and growth opportunities. Since 1995, we’ve partnered with clients on more than 250 projects to help drive innovation into the marketplace.
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IBM's intellectual property portfolio is one of the largest patent portfolios in the world, including a century of research and development know-how, technology assets, trademarks and copyrights. Discover how IBM’s intellectual property can increase your ability to operate and grow your business, make it more efficient or launch new products.
City of Dubuque
A US city alerts citizens to water waste, increases water leak detection and encourages water conservation by providing deep insight into water consumption trends through a solution that combines the power of cloud computing and analytics.
Researchers from a university in Southeast Asia and IBM are collaborating on climate models to improve flood forecasting, produce higher crop yields, preserve resources and support the country’s 2035 vision.
A hospital in China breaks new ground with a First-of-a-Kind solution that helps clinicians derive new insights from large volumes of patient data to study the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine, Western medicine or combinations of the two approaches.
A Canadian university working in conjunction with a regional health care teaching facility is using sophisticated analytics to track, forecast and simulate energy consumption patterns in buildings to create a first-of-a-kind (FOAK) solution that reduces energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions