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    IBM Research – Israel

    At IBM Research – Israel we champion open innovation, teaming with scientists from industry and academia to contribute to product and publication breakthroughs in natural language understanding, computer vision, quantum computing, security, automation, and accelerated discovery for healthcare and life science. We just celebrated our 50th year of inventing what’s next. Our lab continues to bring together some of the most brilliant minds in Israel to think, invent, and enjoy.

    IBM Research – Israel focuses on creating innovation that matters to IBM and people across the globe, through our work on IBM's leading products, contributions to open source projects, and our scientists' breakthrough research.

    Research Areas

    Artificial Intelligence

    We are innovating and developing core technologies in natural language processing and generation, computer vision, speech technologies, optimization, and AI trust, to solve business problems in customer care, business analytics, process automation, and asset management.

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    Hybrid Cloud

    The Israel teams deliver critical components to the infrastructure and platform of IBM Public Cloud to make it an open, reliable, secure, performant public cloud. These features are essential for a cloud that serves enterprise mission-critical and data-intensive applications.

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    Our research covers the entire range of security solutions, including: data and AI security, privacy, cloud security, threat management, attack simulation, privacy preserving analytics, fully homomorphic encryption (FHE), blockchain, and central bank digital currency.

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    Accelerated Discovery

    We are developing causal inference technologies and multimodal learning models that leverage the most advanced deep learning and generative models, aimed at accelerating molecules and biomarker discovery.

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    Quantum Computing

    We research methods to characterize and study quantum computing devices and their dynamics under the effect of quantum noise, to improve the utilization of current quantum devices and facilitate their future development.

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    Academic collaborations

    Engage directly with IBM Research – Israel and accelerate your path to innovation. We offer different ways to partner, including industrial projects, internships, grants and fellowships, talks, and more.

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    Match wits with some of the best minds in IBM Research in our monthly challenge.

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    Listen to our latest episodes for a peek into the latest research on everything from AI, and quantum computing, to hybrid cloud.

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    Read about our EU-funded consortiums and joint projects with academic and industrial partners.

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    Meet the team

    With locations in Haifa, Givatayim, and Be'er Sheva, IBM Research Israel, is one of our largest labs outside of the US. We're working to solve complex challenges in the world of AI, hybrid cloud, quantum computing, natural language understanding, blockchain, security, quality, and more. This is the place where your research ideas can come to life and make a difference for customers around the world.
    Aya Soffer
    Vice President, AI Technologies; Director, IBM Research - Israel
    Gabi Zodik
    Director, Decentralized Trust Strategy, IBM Research
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    Israel lab director and VP of AI Technologies at IBM Research Aya Soffer and other researchers offer us a peek into why IBM Research is the innovation engine of the company and why they're passionate about at the lab in Israel.

    Location details


    Haifa University Campus
    Mount Carmel Haifa, 3498825


    Mailing address
    c/o IBM Israel
    94 Em Hamoshavot Rd.
    Petach Tikva, 4970602

    Join our team

    We’re always looking for people excited to make a difference. See our open positions and help us invent what’s next.