Research Labs & Joint Institutes
Microsoft ventures in building and partnering with different organizations to developing research programs in Europe.
> Microsoft Research Cambridge, United Kingdom
Microsoft Research Cambridge (MSRC) is Microsoft’s chief research laboratory in Europe
> Microsoft Research – External Research Program
Microsoft researchers collaborate with universities and publish, share, and present research projects and results at prestigious conferences.
> Microsoft Research – University of Trento Center for Computational and Systems Biology (CoSBi), Trento, Italy.
The CoSBi Center is a multidisciplinary joint venture between Microsoft Research and the University of Trento.
> Microsoft Research – INRIA Joint Center, Paris, France
The Microsoft Research-INRIA Joint Center was founded by INRIA, Microsoft Corporation, and Microsoft Research Cambridge.
> BSC-Microsoft Research Center, Barcelona, Spain
The NSC-Microsoft Research Center focuses on the way microprocessors and software for the mobile and desktop market segments will be designed and interact.
Incubation & Development Centers
The Microsoft Incubation and Development Centers assures the development of innovating software technologies and making our software and technological services are accessible to everyone in Europe.
> European Microsoft Innovation Center (EMIC)
EMIC is a Microsoft Research & Development facility focusing on collaborative applied research in Europe.
> Microsoft Development Center, Copenhagen (MDCC), Denmark.
The company's software development center in Denmark is the company's largest development facility in Europe.
> Microsoft European Development Center (EDC)
Dublin works on innovative software technologies like edge computing, mobile, location awareness, digital TV, malware response and on localizing some of Microsoft's most successful products like Microsoft Office, Xbox, and online properties for markets around the world
> Microsoft Development Center for Collaborative Technologies, Zurich, Switzerland
The Development Center develops communications applications based on voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) technology to bring together modes of communication and extending the unified communications experience to information workers.
> Microsoft Development Center Serbia (MDCS)
The focus of the Belgrade Development Center is on the development of the Microsoft Tablet PC technology.
> Microsoft Language Development Center (MLDC), Porto Salvo, Portugal
This Microsoft Development Center is dedicated to local language development.
>FAST, a Microsoft subsidiary
FAST is the leading global provider of best-in-class enterprise search technologies for the most demanding applications
>Microsoft Search Technology Center, Europe
The Microsoft Search Technology Center (STC), will improve the European consumer search experience by delivering the best search results, simplifying key search tasks, and innovating in the business model.
Entrepreneurs & Students
Microsoft is making sure that the latest innovation and technology are available to those who will benefit from it the most.
> Microsoft Technology Centers
These are facilities where developers work side by side with customers, software architects, and developers to find solutions to technology challenges rapidly.
> Microsoft Local Language Program
Microsoft believe that people and their communities are more likely to benefit from technology when it is available in their native language.
> Microsoft BizSpark for Entrepreneurs
Microsoft BizSpark is a global program designed to help accelerate the success of technology entrepreneurs and early stage start-ups
> Microsoft DreamSpark for Students
Microsoft DreamSpark provides students with access to the latest Microsoft developer and designer tools.
> Microsoft Imagine Cup for Students
Imagine Cup contestants have the opportunity to give their ideas exposure, gain practical experience, and stretch the limits of their imagination by creating solutions that have real-world applications.