Integrated Supply Chain Research Programme
IBM Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Sponsored University Research (SUR)
UCD School of Business has been a recipient of IBM funding under this programme since late 2003. The purpose of the programme is to facilitate research and teaching in Supply Chain Management, the area closest to the needs of IBM's ISC group. UCD is part of a consortium of universities, the others being'
- Arizona State University
- Penn State University
- Michigan State University
- National University of Singapore (NUS)
IBM have donated to each university in the consortium a high performance computing server and associated software, to the value of $400,000. IBM also fund supply chain research, to the tune of $100,000 per annum for each university. All of UCD's projects involve collaboration with other consortium members, and this has aided the development of rich international research relationships.