The Code R Research Team was a group of researchers under the leadership of Britannian General Bartley Asprius, they were in charge of top secret research overseen by Second Prince Schneizel el Britannia and Third Prince Clovis la Britannia. Not all Britannian Imperial Family members know of this teams existence at all, its focus is on the research of C.C. and the nature of the Geass ability, with the intent of duplicating her powers. The Code R Research Team researchers were also responsible for finding Jeremiah Gottwald and giving him mechanical upgrades for his body after he was nearly killed by Kallen Kozuki in battle.