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List of Research And Development Companies

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List of the top research and development companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major research and development companies includes the largest and most profitable research and development businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest research and development companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous research and development companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the research and development industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big research and development businesses.

A factual list, featuring companies like Microsoft Corporation and Applied Minds.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest research and development companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful research and development companies?"
  • 1

    24/7 Media

    Digital marketing, Research and development
    24/7 Media, formerly 24/7 Real Media was a technology company headquartered in New York City specializing in Digital Marketing. It provides digital marketing solutions for publishers, advertisers and...  more
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    Applied Minds

    Consumer electronics, Software
    Applied Minds, Llc. is an American company founded in 2000 by ex-Disney Imagineers Danny Hillis and Bran Ferren that provides technology, design, R&D, and consulting services to multiple firms,...  more
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    AT&T Laboratories

    Research and development
    AT&T Laboratories, Inc. was the research & development division of AT&T Corporation. It was founded in 1925 as Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., following the merger of the research & development...  more
  • 4

    AT&T Labs

    Research and development
    AT&T Labs, Inc. is the research & development division of AT&T, where scientists and engineers work to understand and advance innovative technologies relevant to networking, communications, and...  more
  • 5

    Axis Communications

    Computer hardware, Research and development
    Axis Communications AB is a Swedish manufacturer of network cameras for the physical security and video surveillance industries. It operates in the market segments transport, infrastructure, retail,...  more
  • 6

    Benchmark systems

    Software, Research and development
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    Boeing Phantom Works

    Research and development, Aerospace
    The Phantom Works division is the advanced prototyping arm of the Defense and Security side of The Boeing Company. Its primary focus is developing advanced military products and technologies, many of...  more
  • 8

    Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access

    Research and development, Assistive technology
  • 9

    Clear Channel Outdoor

    Mass media, Research and development
    Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., is a public subsidiary of iHeartMedia, Inc., and is one of the world's largest outdoor advertising corporations. The company is headquartered in San Antonio,...  more
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    Coral group

    Research and development
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    Research and development
    CRIDA is a Spanish institutional Centre formed through the combined effort of AENA, UPM and INECO. The aim and object of the Centre is to become a Reference for Research & Development and innovation...  more
  • 12


    Software, Research and development
    DevExpress is a software development company founded in 1998 with headquarters in Glendale, California. DevExpress initially started producing UI Controls for Borland Delphi/C++Builder and ActiveX...  more
  • 13

    Dex One

    Research and development
    Dex One Corporation was an American marketing company providing online, mobile and print search marketing via their website, print yellow pages directories and pay-per-click ad networks...  more
  • 14

    Digital Heaven

    Publishing, Research and development
    Digital Heaven Ltd is a software development company based in London, United Kingdom . Founded by Martin Baker in 1998, the company harnesses his 14 years of broadcast editing experience along with...  more
  • 15

    ENSCO, Inc.

    Research and development, Engineering
    ENSCO, Inc. is a provider of engineering services, products, and advanced technologies for national security, transportation safety and asset management, information sciences, data management...  more
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    Software, Computer hardware
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    FSA Corporation

    Computer security, Software
    FSA Corporation developed UNIX and Windows system level software for security and distributed system administration in the 1990s. The company provided the underlying technology basis for software...  more
  • 18

    Georgia Tech Research Institute

    Research and development, Defense contractor
    The Georgia Tech Research Institute is the nonprofit applied research arm of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. GTRI employs around 1,765 people, and is involved...  more
  • 19

    Global CyberSoft

    Software, Research and development
  • 20

    Market Leader Inc.

    Research and development
    Market Leader, Inc., online technology and marketing solutions for real estate professionals across the United States and Canada. The Company serves more than 100,000 real estate agents, brokerages...
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    Research and development
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    Industrial Technology Research Institute

    Research and development
    The Industrial Technology Research Institute is a nonprofit R&D organization engaging in applied research and technical services originated from Taiwan. Founded in 1973, ITRI has played a vital role...  more
  • 23


    Research and development
    InnoCentive is a Waltham, Massachusetts-based crowdsourcing company that accepts by commission research and development problems in engineering, computer science, math, chemistry, life sciences,...  more
  • 24

    Integrated Microelectronics, Inc.

    Software, Computer hardware
    Integrated Microelectronics, Inc. is an electronics manufacturing services and original design manufacturing company located in Biñan, Laguna, Philippines. It serves some of the world’s largest...  more
  • 25

    Jasomi Networks

    Software, Computer hardware
    Jasomi Networks was a pioneer in the development of Session Border Controllers, computer network devices that enable, control, and monitor the flow of multimedia data streams across carrier networks,...  more