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 trilateral doctoral college MDPS established in 2008 student academic programs 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
16 workshops
16 “cotutelle” thesis, 8 associated PhDs since 2008
50+ joint publications in international journals
15+ PhDs currently
12 double master students
3 guest professors/year
€3 mio. R&D funds