Students and individual scientists benefit from a wide range of services that have been designed to facilitate IR related research at various stages from experimenting with large scale collections to connecting with professional end-users.

WHY join the IRF?

  • Access to large scale experimentation environment
    The IRF manages a semantic supercomputing infrastructure, large scale data collections and evaluation frameworks

  • Access to industrial network
    The IRF connects to end-users willing to test prototypes, evaluate results or commission research projects

  • Join a network of leading IR scientists
    The IRF promotes academic knowledge transfer