Research Projects With Open Source Impact

From unikernels to privacy-preserving AI to usable security, Red Hat Research projects help open source communities innovate.

Experience Red Hat Research Days

Research Days bring together researchers and technology providers to exchange ideas. The result: Research that is grounded in solving real industry problems.

Red Hat Research Quarterly

Insights into people and projects that bring universities, government organizations, and industry partners together to share outcomes with open source communities.

Get Involved

Our door is always open for new participants, new project ideas, and new opportunities. 

Research Areas

Our engineers partner with researchers and students at universities worldwide to collaborate on research projects from AI to privacy to heterogenous hardware.

CoDes: A co-design research lab to advance specialized hardware projects

Co-design allows creating a development cycle that is similar in efficiency to that of software development. It focuses on building specialized hardware blocks and frameworks which have the capabilities and interfaces needed for software integration. Simultaneously, it also focuses on developing software that is also designed to improve workload efficiency, e.g. Unikernels, and contains appropriate out of the box mechanisms for taking advantage of available specialized hardware. CoDes research lab provides the infrastructure and engineering foundation needed to support co-design based specialized hardware research.

Featured articles

ChRIS five years later: the groundbreaking platform levels the playing field for advanced analytics and AI in medicine


An interview with Dr. Rudolph Pienaar, Staff Scientist at Boston Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School, and Máirín “Mo” Duffy, Senior Principal User Experience Engineer and Software Engineering Manager at Red Hat.



Upcoming events

No event found!


Red Hat offers students a unique opportunity to gain real-life working experience working on Red Hat projects and products. Every Red Hat intern works on a project with a goal of getting code into open source, building experience and upstream credibility along the way.

Get Involved

Whether you’re an experienced coder or just starting out in open source, we have opportunities for you to get involved.

Red Hat Research Quarterly

Every quarter, we detail the latest projects we are working on,  interview a leader in open source code and cutting edge research, and more.

Contact Us

Looking for more information on a project or research area featured here? The Red Hat Research community is happy to hear from you!