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Leiden Institute for Advanced Computer Science


At LIACS we have a strong focus on ‘Smart Computing for Science & Industry‘. This focus manifests itself by longstanding collaborations with industry, governments, NGO's and other universities.

These collaborations are critical success factors in getting our scientific results into the market place. At the same time collaborations provide us with new insights for continued research in computer science, and are highly valued by us for that same reason. Our collaboration partners include, but are not limited to: BMW, Shell, Achmea, Honda, Tata Steel, Ministry of Water Management, Volker Infra, ProRail, KPMG, KPN, NZA, Naturalis, LUMC, etc.


NEW HORIZON2020 Training network ECOLE

ECOLE: Experience-based COmputation: Learning to optimisE

Researchers of the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS) will develop a training programme the next generation of early stage researchers (ESRs). During a four years project they will be trained to approach industrial challenges in a holistic manner by developing solutions in an automotive industrial setting.