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IBM Opens Research and Development Laboratory in Australia

IBM R&D Lab Melbourne

IBM has announced the opening of IBM Research and Development – Australia which is IBM’s first Laboratory to combine research and development in a single organisation focused on accelerating progress towards a smarter planet.

The Laboratory, located on Lygon Street, Carlton, has been operational since early 2011 and will employ 150 people within five years. IBM has already commenced assembling a world-class team of research scientists of local and international research talent.  A number of research projects are underway with key partners, including the University of Melbourne.

IBM_R&D Lab Melbourne Opening

Below are a number of resources for journalists and media including videos, images, biographies and factsheets.

Press releases
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14 Oct 2011 IBM Opens Research and Development Laboratory in Australia

Photos

  • Glenn Wightwick (small)

    Glenn Wightwick, Director, IBM Research and Development - Australia, and Chief Technologist for IBM Australia - R&D Lab Australia Opening

    Date added: 14 Oct 2011

    Glenn Wightwick, Director, IBM Research and Development - Australia, and Chief Technologist for IBM Australia speaking at R&D Lab Australia opening


Contact(s) for the Press kit

Gisele Boulay
IBM External Relations
0401-713-940
gboulay@au1.ibm.com