We develop paradigm-shifting ideas that transform the future of humanity and technology
Foundational technologies to set future standards
We’ve defined a series of technologies that are critical to our vision of the future.
Looking beyond 5G to the network of the future
Today’s network can’t be updated for tomorrow’s capacity. It has to be completely reimagined.
We weave together networks to create integrated systems
To maximize performance in the age of the Industrial Internet of Things, we must discard old notions of the RAN and LAN.
Building new systems that learn on the their own and refine themselves
The systems of the future will produce ever-improving, highly focused and personalized user experiences.
Meet the future augmented human
Physical and cognitive augmentations will boost humans’ mental and physical capabilities, helping them make decisions faster, digitally manipulate their surroundings and stay healthy.
Our research leadership brings definition and imagination to complex challenges
Nishant BatraChief Strategy and Technology Officer, Nokia
Peter VetterPresident of Bell Labs Core Research
Peter MerzHead of Nokia Standards
Markus HofmannLab Leader, Applications Platforms & Software Systems
William KennedyLab Leader, Algorithms, Analytics & Augmented Intelligence & Devices
Thierry KleinPresident of Bell Labs Solutions Research
Theodore SizerLab Leader, Smart Optical Fabric & Devices
Human needs aren’t just technical — they’re environmental, social and cultural
We’re collaborating with out-of-the-box thinkers and makers on research projects aimed at advancing humans’ use of technology — outside the network.Projects and initiatives