SAP Israel : Global Research and Business Incubation Ra’anana (Israel)

Global Research and Business Incubation Ra’anana (Israel) was established in 2008 and is co-located with SAP Labs Israel. The group is engaged in EU FP7 research projects in the information and communication technology (ICT) space, as well as in shorter-term advanced prototyping projects.

The Israeli group focuses on the following research areas:

Technology infrastructure – SAP is investigating new models of deployment using cloud, virtualization, and multitenancy. In addition, the modern SAP landscape relies on state-of-the-art main memory, columnar databases. We are looking into distributed shared-memory technology in order to obtain very large-scale, yet cost-effective main memory architectures.

Semantic Web and business applications – There are benefits in applying semantic technologies in service-oriented architectures and business applications. The areas of semantic interoperability and service compositions are promising candidates. Semantic technologies can be applied to harmonize different content sources – improving enterprise information management and increasing the productivity of information workers.

Advanced Innovations Foundation – Many innovative applications share the need for advanced, sophisticated services, such as: sentiment analysis, predictive analytics, text mining, machine learning and others. A common foundation leveraging diverse structured and unstructured data sources aims to integrate such services and their provisioning to advanced applications, such as intangible assets management.

Research and Development

The location in Ra’anana leverages the expertise and know-how within the development groups in SAP Labs Israel as a context for innovative and useful research. This synergy will boost the image of SAP Labs Israel as a cutting-edge R&D center – both internally and externally.

Research and Israel

One of the goals of the location is attracting top talents from the highly-acclaimed Israeli high-tech industry and distinguished university graduates. In addition, the location creates opportunities for cooperation with the Israeli start-up ecosystem, Israeli academia, and industrial research groups in Israel.

Current Job Opportunities

We offer various opportunities for experienced researchers, entrants, and students to work in an international, application-oriented, and collaborative research environment.
Learn more about current opportunities

Ra’anana Fast Facts

Our Topics: Advanced Innovations, Technology Infrastructure, Semantic Web

Environment: Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Ben-Gurion University, Hebrew University, Tel-Aviv University and other Israeli Universities, IBM Research Haifa, Israeli start-up companies and R&D centers

Address: Global Research and Business Incubation Ra’anana; SAP Labs Israel Ltd.; 15 Hatidhar St.; Ra’anana 43665; Israel

Phone / E-mail: +972 9 777 5583 /

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