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CenturyLink Research and Innovation

The CenturyLink Innovation Team is hosted at our Technology Center of Excellence (TCE) located in Monroe, Louisiana. Through outreach and partnering, we are growing our global research team and accelerating innovations in customer experience, connected enterprise, managed security, consumer solutions, and digital health and enabling technologies for networks focused on big data and analytics. The TCE expands the CenturyLink research footprint and includes access to a world-class technology research park with development labs, a network operations center, collaborative offices, and incubator and meeting spaces.
It all starts with an idea... An idea with the potential to make life better...
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We have assembled a world-class team of professionals in network, cloud, information technologies, rapid prototyping, and other skills. They work with entrepreneurs, startups, and academic research partners to create innovative products and services that will shape the future.

We help reduce time to market by leveraging today's "Maker World" of independent engineers and designers with our industry leadership. In this way, we can quickly convert innovative concepts into successful new technologies and services. Let's see how we can shape the future together.

The CenturyLink
Challenge Series

The Century Link Innovation Studio is our world-class tool to accelerate and increase the volume of research that moves into the real world. The studio is focused on creating a virtuous circle of innovation to enhance opportunities for startups, students, researchers and job seekers across our worldwide footprint.

The CenturyLink Innovation Studio is searching for the most disruptive solutions for a safer, more sustainable and connected world. Does this sound like your solution? There has never been a better time to make it real!