Our global research centres give us amazing access to world-class facilities and talented researchers, as well as opening the doors to regional government funding:
EBTIC is an ICT research and innovation centre in Abu Dhabi. It’s a driving force for innovation in the fields of Applied Intelligence and Intelligent ICT Systems, both within and beyond the Middle East.
Established in 2009 by BT, Etisalat, and Khalifa University, the centre, supported by the UAE government’s ICT Fund, pioneers new technologies and gives us a great opportunity to showcase BT as an innovative company in the region.
BT China Research Centre
We established our China Research Centre in 2007 so we could tap into the world-leading research of Chinese universities. Working with researchers at Tsinghua University, we’re digging deep into Machine Learning for 5G; and with China’s national TV research centre at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, we’re exploring the possibilities of AI for Converged Media Management.
BT India Research Centre
Launched in July 2019, in collaboration with BT Technology GDC and the prestigious, Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science, the BT India Research Centre is our newest international research partner. Our Indian research programme also includes a set of collaborative projects with the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi.
BT Ireland Innovation Centre
We established the BT Ireland Innovation Centre in 2017 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as a collaborative initiative between BT Applied Research, BT Technology GDC and Ulster University. It’s a 10-year research and innovation programme co-funded by BT, Ulster University, and the NI government
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the world’s leading global centres for technology and innovation. Our 30-year partnership with MIT spans technical, management, and policy research.