Yerevan Computer Research and Development Institute

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Yerevan Computer Research and Development Institute
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Established 1956 (1956)
Field of research
Staff over 7,000
Location Yerevan, Armenia
Website www.ycrdi.am

The Yerevan Computer Research and Development Institute (YCRDI) (Armenian: Երևանի մաթեմատիկական մեքենաների գիտահետազոտական ինստիտուտ (ԵրՄՄԳՀԻ)), is a scientific research institute and the pioneer of the IT and software industry in the Republic of Armenia. It was founded by the government of USSR in 1956 in Yerevan for the development of computer equipment. It became a major centre for the development of computers and automatic control systems for civil and defense purposes.

At the beginning of the 1990s, the institute employed over 7,000 staff.

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