Human Centric AI - Intelligent solutions for the knowledge society

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) was founded in 1988 as a non-profit public-private partnership. It has research facilities in Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, Bremen and a project office in Berlin. In the field of innovative commercial software technology using Artificial Intelligence, DFKI is the leading research center in Germany.

Based on application oriented basic research, DFKI develops product functions, prototypes and patentable solutions in the field of information and communication technology. Research and development projects are conducted in eighteen research departments, ten competence centers and seven living labs. Funding is received through grants from public funding agencies as well as from cooperation with industrial partners.

The DFKI management consists of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster (Technical and Scientific Managing Director, CEO) and Dr. Walter Olthoff (CFO).

The current projects are carried out in the DFKI research departments, research groups, living labs:

DFKI is cooperating closely with the scientific environment at the respective sites. DFKI is the only German research institute for Computer Science being a member in the three leading research clusters and co-founder of Software Campus, Academy Cube, Smart Data Innovation Lab and Volkswagen Data Lab.
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