Accenture Labs

Technology innovation—it's how we tip disruption in your favor. At our labs, we incubate new concepts and apply the latest technologies to deliver breakthrough solutions for business and society, today.

Shaping the future with breakthrough technologies

Disruption is the new normal, and innovation is the answer.

That's why we made it an ongoing pursuit with Accenture Labs, a core component of our Innovation Architecture.

With a massive innovation portfolio of more than 7,000 patents and patents-pending across Accenture, our team of applied R&D technologists work to prototype and deliver breakthrough ideas that generate new sources of competitive advantage and drive strategic impact for both Accenture and our clients. Each year, we host thousands of innovation workshops and partner with leading clients to transform industries. See how we are shaping the future in our 2019 Innovation Report.

Case studies

We helped Biogen improve its front-end processes to cut costs and time to market.

Our Industry X.0 group gave the car seat a makeover using AI, IoT and digital technologies.

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Technology Vision

Every business is investing in digital technologies. What does that look like down the line? Find out in this report on the five key trends that are defining the "post-digital" future.


Businesses that are already experimenting with one or more DARQ technologies, the next set of resources every business must master to drive differentiation.


Business and IT executives who agree that digital demographics give their organizations a new way to identify market opportunities for unmet customer needs.


Business and IT executives who agree rising employee velocity has increased the need for reskilling to endow human+ workers with a growing set of capabilities made possible through technology.

1 OUT OF 3

Only 29 percent of business and IT executives report that they know that their partners are working as diligently as they are to be compliant and resilient with regard to ecosystem security.


of businesses and IT executives agree that the integration of customization and real-/near-time delivery is the next big wave of competitive advantage.

2019 Innovation Report

Discover how we work with our innovation report, featuring 32 real-world case studies spanning our breadth of R&D groups and global labs locations.


Tech4Good: Innovation where it's needed most

Our award-winning Tech4Good program applies exponential technologies to address critical challenges facing society and help build a more sustainable and inclusive world. Through our various endeavors, we help drive social change and impact financial wellbeing across the globe.

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Awards & recognition


Accenture awarded second U.S. patent for quantum computing

Patent is for a machine learning module that selects quantum or classical computing for optimal business outcomes. Read more.


Accenture awarded US patent combining classical and quantum computing

Unprecedented efficiency and effectiveness


Sanjay Podder selected to research Tech4Good initiatives

Exceptional leadership

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Where we are

Accenture Labs are located in seven key research hubs around the world: San Francisco, California; Washington, DC; Dublin, Ireland; Sophia Antipolis, France; Bangalore, India; Herzliya, Israel, and Shenzhen, China.

You can also experience our innovation at 25 Nano Labs in locations around the world, from Riga to Buenos Aires to Monterrey.

Accenture Labs are located in seven key research hubs around the world: San Francisco, California; Washington, DC; Dublin, Ireland; Sophia Antipolis, France; Bangalore, India; Herzliya, Israel, and Shenzhen, China.

Our leaders


Accenture awarded US patent for combining classical and quantum computing

Leveraging quantum computing technology to optimize business decision making with unprecedented efficiency and effectiveness.

Accenture to open new R&D lab in Shenzhen, China, with a focus on artificial intelligence, robotics and Industry X.0

Part of a new Innovation Hub, the lab will partner with Chinese tech companies, startups and other institutions, focusing on disruptive technologies.

Accenture expands innovation hub in metro Washington, D.C. with launch of new Cyber Fusion Center

Company also plans to add 1,000 highly skilled technology jobs to the region by 2020

Our Technology Innovation Blog provides bold thinking and commentary of technologies that address the key business challenges facing organizations today.

Leveraging blockchain for global software delivery

At Accenture Labs, we have developed a software delivery insights framework that uses software sensors in delivery tools and processes.

Tech Vision

Reimagining industries with DARQ in the post-digital era

Accenture's blog explains how we help organizations with emerging technologies like DARQ power in this post digital era to reimagine the future.

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