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EMRG is a cross-domain research group associated with the St Lucas University College of Art and Design of the Karel de Grote-Hogeschool (Antwerp, Belgium). EMRG has been active since 2004. EMRG specializes in computer graphics applications and cutting-edge research in the domain of computer graphics, user experience, creativity, but also in artificial intelligence and natural language processing. Most of the EMRG research is based on competitively acquired funding, including funding agencies such as the Institute for the Promotion of Innovation by Science and Technology in Flanders, the Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology, and private companies. EMRG is passionate about open source software. Most of their tools are free or have licenses interesting to artistic, scientific, non-profit as well as commercial organizations. EMRG is passionate about teaching. They are internationally recognized for their lectures and workshops inspiring the next generation of digital innovators.