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Congratulations to the IBM Canada Applied Research Awards and CASCON Research Awards winners


Every year, IBM Canada Advanced Studies recognizes the most outstanding research projects, students, professors, and IBM project experts that exemplify drive for innovation, collaboration and forward-thinking research.

And during CASCON every year, Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards will be given to recognize the best technical contributions of the event in terms of originality, clarity, and potential impact. Most Influential Paper award will be given to recognize a paper published a decade earlier that has lasting contributions and impact to theory and practice for the industry.

Congratulations to the winners!

Canada's 2022 Developer 30 under 30


Launched in 2017, the initiative allows developers to apply or be nominated for the award. This year's judges included Shania Fu, assistant vice president for API platforms at Sun Life; Ashley Wright, founder and CEO of The Crypto Strategy and Crypto Babes; as well as John Wright, executive vice president of Maru Blue; among others.



WeaveSphere's 2022 Tech Titans list names 20 tech leaders in Canada


WeaveSphere powered by CASCON x EVOKE held its awards gala at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre on Wednesday night with a new award to recognize the top 20 technology leaders in the country.


WeaveSphere: 5 conference highlights


The WeaveSphere tech conference wove together ideas about AI, FinTech, STEM education, innovation in Canada, and more. For three days this November, innovation, collaboration, and a whole lot of big ideas were shared among “Weavers” during the WeaveSphere tech conference in Toronto.

CAS Community


CAS has launched a new community hub to foster academic collaboration, and connect IBMers with students, educators and researchers. Members can participate in creative discussions, and share knowledge and experiences through their blog.

Accelerating Innovation Through Research Projects


Advanced Studies is continuously striving to accelerate product innovation within IBM. Click the button below to view the impact statements submitted by each research team describing why their projects matter. We are looking forward to another productive year in 2022 with 60 projects improving 58 products spanning across 16 departments including Data and AI, Cloud and Cognitive Software, Systems, Hybrid Cloud Ecosystems and more. More information about these projects is available under the website's Research tab.


Advancing Innovation

Collaboration is the key to our success

We help IBM product teams engage with students and faculty in joint academic-industry projects that promote innovation within IBM's offerings and in published academic research.

We currently have 60 joint academic-industry research projects associated with 105 IBM products, and involving 124 IBMers, 60 faculty and 129 students . In advancing the thesis research of each student, these projects generate publications, patents and IBM product contributions.

CAS AWARDS 2022
Every year, IBM Canada Advanced Studies recognizes the most outstanding research projects, students, professors, and IBM product experts that exemplify drive for innovation, collaboration and forward thinking research.
These awards are presented at our annual academic tech conference - a space to engage and learn with a community of software developers, researchers, students, academics, decision-makers and IBMers.

Community Outreach

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Work Integrated Learning

The Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program is a campus-based community of practice that enables students to identify and build solutions to business and societal challenges.

In each project, students are connected with clients, IBM teams and educators. Students utilize Enterprise Design Thinking and applicable IBM technologies to address these challenges. WIL provides students with a means to apply their knowledge from academic studies towards career-related experiences, supporting them as they work towards their career goals.

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