Connect and collaborate in Africa and the Middle East
We collaborate with the world’s top academic researchers and institutions to develop technologies that fuel data-intensive scientific research to help solve some of the most urgent global challenges. Our fellowships and grants help foster the next generation of world-class scientists who are critical to the future of scientific discovery.
|Speaking in Someone Else’s Language
Microsoft Research makes major leaps in text and speech translation.
|Battling TB Using Microsoft Technology
Microsoft Research India has developed a biometric monitoring system to help patients complete tuberculosis treatment programs.
|Putting Threats to Wildlife on the Map
Thanks in part to the scientific expertise of the Computational Ecology and Environmental Science Group at Microsoft Research Cambridge, Microsoft has been named the first corporate partner of the Red List of Threatened Species.
- Inspire Programme Research Summer Schools
The Microsoft Research Inspire Programme supports interaction among researchers, lecturers, and students from developed and developing countries in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. It also recognises young scientists whose computer science research could have a positive impact on the developing world.
In addition to the Summer Schools, the Inspire Programme includes the following opportunities:
- Microsoft's 'Lab of Things' Platform Is an IoT Development Playground with Life-Changing Potential
12 January 2015
- Microsoft is Open‐Sourcing WorldWide Telescope in 2015
7 January 2015
- Joint Lab Marks 10 Years of Collaborative Research in Natural Language Processing
6 January 2015