Distinguished Academic Partners

Advancing collective research with prestigious academic partners

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Benefits of academic partnerships

Nokia Bell Labs has forged partnerships with the world's top universities and academic organizations to drive our vision of future human needs and transform human existence. Universities that participate in Nokia Bell Labs' Distinguished Academic Partners (DAP) Program offer unique opportunities to:

  • Deliver disruptive innovation through intensive collaboration with world-renowned Nokia Bell Labs researchers
  • Shape future vision through deep engagement with Nokia Bell Labs Leadership, and transform students’ careers and lives with unique Nokia Bell Labs experiences
  • Achieve world recognition through exposure of ideas and people
  • Foster academic research cycles through long-term investment commitments
  • Understand the mutual influence of academic research and industry research in expanding new ideas in telecommunications technologies

The importance of academic/industrial partnerships

Speaking at Inria's 50th anniversary event, Marcus Weldon breaks down why academic/industrial partnerships are critical to innovation.

Collaboration blogs

Featured academic partners

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