International Research and Innovation Centre in Intelligent Digital Systems

IRIXYS is an international research and innovation Center in Intelligent Digital Systems created in March 2016 by the departments of computer science of the Universität Passau (Germany), the INSA Lyon (France) and Università degli Studi of Milano (Italy). In addition to research workshops, national and international large-scale projects, IRIXYS support and promotes through the international doctoral college MDPS established in 2008 student academic programmes and joint PhDs. With a focus on multimedia, data security as well as distributed and pervasive systems, IRIXYS aims among others at stimulating disruptive technological innovation.


20+ researchers
15+ nationalities
19 workshops
11 completed joint PhDs since 2009
6  joint PhDs in progress, 16 current associated PhD students
60+ joint publications in international journals
10 double master students/year
3 guest professors/year
€4 mio. R&D funds