Intel did not say whether the formation would represent any additional funding beyond what it had already planned to spend on European R&D.
Intelís Braunschweig lab in Germany is developing system- and chip-level technologies for many-core processors and system-on-a-chip designs. Intel's Barcelona lab in Spain is working on chip-level innovations intended to improve chip performance and energy efficiency over the next 25 years. In Gdansk, Poland, Intel researchers focus on developing software and hardware systems for networking and telecommunications equipment using reprogrammable silicon. The Intel Cologne, Germany lab plays a leadership role in Intelís worldwide R&D network, developing Intel tools for high-performing computing (HPC) systems and compute clusters.
Intel has participated in the EUís Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Framework Programs for collaborative research (FP5, FP6 and FP7) and has received support for its work in 20 projects to date.
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