Whitepaper »Machine Learning on the edge«

With machine learning »on the edge«, personal data can be protected, communication costs and cyber attacks avoided and computing times shortened. How this principle works and which advantages it offers compared to learning in the cloud is explained in our whitepaper using the example of autonomous driving.

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Certified AI applications

An interdisciplinary research team is developing a test catalogue within the framework of the »Kompetenzplattform KI.NRW«, which enables the informed and neutral evaluation of AI. The aim is to ensure technical reliability and responsible use of technology on the basis of a certification for AI applications.

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Robotics technology for rescue teams

Fraunhofer IAIS designs and develops methods and software tools for the newly founded competence center for rescue robotics in Dortmund.

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»Kompetenzplattform KI.NRW«

The state cabinet has enacted the development of the state-wide »Kompetenzplattform Künstliche Intelligenz (KI.NRW)«. The office of KI.NRW started its work on December 1, 2018 under the direction of Fraunhofer IAIS. Minister of Economic Affairs Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart handed over the decision to the deputy director of the institute Dr. Dirk Hecker.

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Intelligent software »DeepER« masters character recognition in all industries

Medicine, media archives, automotive – as part of the »DeepER« project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Fraunhofer IAIS has developed an artificial intelligence that recognizes characters in documents and images with human-like accuracy.

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»Competence Center Machine Learning Rhine-Ruhr« (ML2R) launches in NRW

Establishing cutting-edge research, promoting young talents, strengthening technology transfer in companies – these are the elementary components for bringing the development of artificial intelligence in Germany to a globally leading level.

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The agriculture of the future is emerging in the »PhenoRob« Excellence Cluster

The Excellence Commission awards six Clusters of Excellence to the University of Bonn! The Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS is involved in one of the clusters, the agricultural science project »PhenoRob«.

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Study »Machine Learning«

The AI study by Fraunhofer IAIS, IMW and the headquarters of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft classifies the essential concepts of machine learning, provides an overview of current challenges and future research tasks and presents Germany's position in the application of machine learning.

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Why one should not ignore digitization

Digitization does not only mean technological change, it also bears radically new opportunities and risks for business models. Why companies should address this issue, even if they don't intend to digitize, is explained in our current essay.

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Do more with Data!

Fraunhofer IAIS is a leading scientific institute specializing in applied research into intelligent data and knowledge analysis. More than 280 data scientists and IT experts support companies and organizations putting intelligent information management into practice.

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