The IBM-Illinois Discovery Accelerator Institute is a new model of academic-industry partnership designed to increase access to technology education and skill development to spur breakthroughs in emerging areas of technology including hybrid cloud and AI, quantum computing, accelerated materials discovery, and sustainability to accelerate the discovery of solutions to complex global challenges.
Hybrid Cloud & AI
Technological innovations in hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence to expand the potential of edge computing and cloud security capabilities across public and private clouds.
Advancing quantum computing as an industry, including a multi-node quantum testbed to explore and implement new ideas for distributed quantum processing and quantum networks.
Materials discovery driven by AI and computation to unlock accessible and transformative solutions to global challenges and investigate potential new materials.