Microsoft Research Ltd
The Microsoft Research Cambridge laboratory was set up in July 1997 and was Microsoft Corporation's first research laboratory established outside the United States. Today, 100 researchers, mostly from Europe, are engaged in computer research at the lab.
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During the development of Microsoft Research Cambridge a simple guiding principle is adhered to in all its work - seek innovations that make software easier to develop, systems more effective and computers more useful.
Research carried out at Microsoft Research Cambridge will be at the forefront of these developments, helping to advance the state-of-the-art in computing and will play a significant role in delivering Microsoft's long stated commitment to innovation.
Research at the Cambridge facility focuses primarily on programming languages, security, information retrieval, machine learning, computer vision, operating systems and networking. MSR Cambridge maintains close links with the University of Cambridge, including the Computer Laboratory, the Engineering Department and the Statistical Laboratory.
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