NAVER LABS EUROPE
Creating new connections by advancing technology
NAVER LABS is the R&D subsidiary of NAVER, Korea’s leading internet company and the part of NAVER responsible for creating future technology. Its world-class researchers in Korea and Europe create new connections between people, machines, spaces and information by advancing technology in AI, robotics, autonomous driving, 3D/HD mapping and AR.
NAVER LABS Europe is the biggest industrial research lab in artificial intelligence in France and a hub of NAVER’s global AI R&D Belt, a network of centres of excellence in Korea, Japan, Vietnam & Europe.
NAVER LABS Europe is part of NAVER LABS, creating future technology at NAVER, Korea’s leading internet company and a global innovator.
LABS is part of NAVER Corporation, Korea’s leading internet company with annual revenue of more than 4.7 billion euros. NAVER LABS researchers, engineers and designers work on future technologies including robotics, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence. Since 2013 the LABS have led NAVER’s innovation in technology through products such as the AI-based translation app ‘Papago’, the omni-tasking web browser ‘Whale’, the virtual AI assistant ‘WAVE’, AMBIDEX, the biologically-inspired robotic arm, in-vehicle information entertainment system ‘AWAY’ and AROUND, the 3D indoor mapping robot.
The primary areas of research at NAVER LABS Europe are computer vision, natural language processing and machine learning and optimization. This expertise is enriched with the knowledge gathered from its ethnographers who develop a deep understanding of how people interact with technology to combine both human and machine elements. The primary fields of application are AI for Robotics and Search and Recommendation. The work and the people at the centre are regularly recognized and awarded in international competitions and forums. Alongside its research and development the centre runs a global partner program where we take part in European Union and national R&D projects. NAVER LABS Europe is in Grenoble, France.
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Our partnerships range from long-term fundamental research to student exchanges, visiting professorships and annual projects.