Outside the spotlight that shines on scientific breakthroughs are a number of creative and ingenious devices that help improve day-to-day operations at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).

At IRRI, innovation, like rice, is life. Working with other research centers and partners around the globe, IRRI scientists strive tirelessly to discover, translate, and integrate scientific advancements that enable the adoption of technologies, practices, and policies to solve the complex global problems of its beneficiaries in rice-growing countries.