Mozilla Research

Expanding the Foundations of the Open Web

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

Mozilla gives out over $500,000 a year to support academic research worldwide on topics including virtual reality, computing ethics, accessibility and open data. Interested? Learn more about our fall and spring deadlines.

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. Learn more.

Research Internships

Join us for a three-month internship. We accept applications from graduate students in the fall for the following summer. Visit Mozilla’s Careers page to see available internships.

Faculty Collaborations

We welcome Visiting Scientists, Developers, Engineers, Artists and others to work with us on research experiments and independent projects. Get in touch with a Mozilla team member to learn more.


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Research Papers

Mozilla researchers collaborate with peers at universities, non-profit organizations, and tech companies. Visit Papers & Publications to see their recent published work.