GEMS X is the future-focused R&D arm of GEMS Education with a vision of redefining learning and schooling through a lens of work, technology and inter-connected societies of the future.

Formerly known as GEMS Innovation, Research, and Development (IRD), GEMS X is currently involved in engaging diverse participants including government entities, businesses, universities, research partners, investors, early-stage organizations, youth and the public on long-term collaboration. GEMS X specialises in the research, design, and prototyping of new educational ecologies and emerging technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Radical Personalisation Assistants and Immersive Technologies such as AR, VR and MR.