IBM University Relations

IBM University Relations

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  • IBM Academic Initiative

    IBM Academic Initiative

    IBM Academic Initiative is a global program that offers no-charge access to resources to help faculty strengthen their educational programs so their students can compete in the job market of any industry. Become a member today.

  • University research, collaboration, and awards

    University research, collaboration, and awards

    IBM has a strong tradition of research collaboration with academia in universities around the world. IBM can help you advance your academic research, explore new opportunities, and connect with colleagues and programs worldwide.

  • IBM Watson

    IBM Watson

    With its historic victory on Jeopardy!, IBM Watson ushered in breakthrough technology involving cognitive systems that can transform how organizations think, operate and decide. Prepare your students for this new era in computing.

  • Students for a Smarter Planet

    Students for a Smarter Planet

    Locally-based and student-led, these organizations are collaborating with other student groups, professionals, and policy makers to develop and implement innovative solutions that impact the world around us.

  • Business solutions for education

    Business solutions for education

    Meet education's toughest challenges: budget cuts, demand for specialized skills, and complexity created by alternative learning paths. Transform your institution with IBM hardware, software, and services.


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