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.
Within this framework, CERN provides access to its complex ICT infrastructure and its engineering experience — in some cases even extended to collaborating institutes worldwide. Testing in CERN’s demanding environment provides the ICT industry collaborators with valuable feedback on their products, while enabling CERN to assess the merits of new technologies in their early stages of development for possible future use. This framework also offers a neutral ground for carrying out advanced research-and-development activities with more than one company. See more