Attend workshops and academic conferences, test drive software, collaborate with Microsoft Research, and advance your professional goals.
Sharpen your skills at your own pace with e-learning courses. Certifications are available for most Microsoft technologies and skill levels, from business workers to IT professionals.
Test drive software for the classroom using new programming tools and database and application servers. Work in free, online virtual test environments with guided, hands-on lab modules that can be completed in 90 minutes.
Tap into a collective knowledge resource. The Microsoft Research group collaborates with government and industry partners and with Microsoft business groups internationally in pursuit of technological innovations.