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Accelerating Leading-Edge Innovation and Enhanced Global Communications

International Center for Advanced Internet Research

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Advancing Internet Research

Providing a focal point for leading-edge internet research, innovation, pre-production deployment, and advanced optical networking.

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The International Center for Advanced Internet Research's (iCAIR) mission is to accelerate leading-edge innovation and enhance global communications through advanced Internet technologies in partnership with the international community.

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Large Hadron Collider (High Luminosity HLC)

Research Initiatives

Advanced research initiatives are undertaken by a wide range of academic, government, and corporate organizations worldwide, including research centers, standards bodies, and individual initiatives.

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Vera Rubin Observatory

Advanced Applications

With its research partners, iCAIR designs and develops large-scale information technologies that are flexible, programmable, expandable, and extensible.

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Advanced Photon Source (Next Generation Advanced Photon Source)

Platforms and Networks

iCAIR actively participates in global research collaborations that design, implement, and develop unique ubiquitous services for large-scale distributed data-intensive science.

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Square Kilometer Array (SKA Australian Telescope Facility)

Research Testbeds

iCAIR designs, develops, implements, and operates facilities that provide proof-of-concept advanced network-based services, for example, to allow for early deployment of advanced applications over next-generation networks.

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Our research partners and alliances span the globe and provide crucial expertise and support to ensure that the best of new technologies and solutions will migrate quickly into wider communities.
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Visitors are welcome to visit the International Center for Advanced Internet Research (iCAIR) on Northwestern University's Chicago campus. Please contact us to schedule a visit.