Intel Ireland Research and Innovation Limited
Intel Corporation is the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker. Intel mission is to constantly push the boundaries of innovation in order to make people’s lives more exciting, more fulfilling, and easier to manage. It’s not just about making technology faster, smarter, and cheaper — it’s about using Intel technology to make life better, richer and more convenient for everyone it touches. Intel offers various products, giving customers the flexibility to create advanced computing and communications systems and products.
Intel is committed to investing in world-class technology development, particularly in the design and manufacture of products based on silicon technology. Our goal is to have Intel technology touch everyone on Earth. The company’s research and development expenditures in 2014 alone totalled $11.5 billion. In addition, Intel’s global investment organization, Intel Capital which is one of the largest venture capital organizations in the world, seeks out and invests in promising technology companies. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than $11.5 billion in more than 1,458 companies in 57 countries. In 2015 Intel Capital invested $514 million in 143 investments.
Intel R&D / Innovation in Europe is driven by a network of research, product development and innovation labs spanning the region as well as a variety of Intel business units. Intel Labs Europe (ILE) was formally established as means of coordinating activities across this diverse and extensive network, and to strengthen and improve Intel’s alignment with European R&D. Today consists of more than 50 locations employing more than 5,000 R&D professionals.
ILE head office is situated on the Intel’s Irish campus, which is Intel’s largest campus outside the United States. Intel has invested $12.5 billion, turning 360 acres of the Collinstown Industrial Park into the most advanced industrial campus in Europe. Over the past 25 years, Intel in Ireland has come to represent a diversity of activities across the spectrum of Intel business from advanced manufacturing to cutting edge research and design and employs over 5,000 employees in Ireland.
Intel in Leixlip comprises of a number of research labs including the IoT System Research Lab and the Cloud and Services Lab (CSL), Quark Solution Group, Nanomaterial research and high volume manufacturing. Intel in Leixlip also manages Cities research which is also carried out at the Intel Collaborative Research Institute (ICRI) located in London. Please visit www.cities.io for further information.