Let’s invent something together. Every day, Mozilla Research engineers tackle the most challenging problems on the web platform. All our promising solutions are developed in open communities, so we can build the Internet of the future together.

Mixed Reality

Build virtual and augmented reality applications for headsets and browsers.

Open Media

Tomorrow’s media codecs and formats should be scalable, web-friendly and open to all.

Machine learning research for speech engines

Speech & Machine Learning

This speech-to-text engine uses deep learning techniques to improve accuracy.


Get speed, parallelism, and safety in this modern systems programming language.


This modern browser engine, written in Rust, takes advantage of parallel-processing hardware.

WebAssembly research


Speed up JavaScript apps using the wasm format as a compiler target.

How to Get Involved

Join us. We’re looking for talented folks to join our Emerging Technologies team. You’ll work on projects with potential to turn into end-user products – and make the web a better place.

Research Grants

Every spring and fall, Mozilla accepts submissions for research grants. In 2017, we awarded $600,000 to researchers at a dozen universities working on virtual reality, privacy, enhancements to Rust, and Internet Health. Interested? Find guidelines for Mozilla Research Grants, and get an email alert when it’s time to apply.

Conference Sponsorships

Interested in getting support for your research conference or developer conference? We’d like to help. Read through our guidelines, and apply for a conference sponsorship.

Research Internships

Join us for a three-month internship. We accept applications from graduate students each winter. Visit Mozilla Careers and select “Apply for an internship” to see what’s available.

Faculty Collaborations

We recruit Visiting Scientists, Developers, Engineers, Artists and others to work on research experiments and independent projects. Contact Us to learn more.