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DFKI / Press Release / 14.03.2024

Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke at DFKI

The Green-AI Hub Mobile has exemplary AI solutions on board that show how artificial intelligence helps to save energy and resources. Together with Stefan Demuth, Managing Director of the coordinating Zukunft – Umwelt – Gesellschaft gGmbH, and Professor Oliver Thomas from the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Steffi Lemke gave the go-ahead for the Green-AI Hub Mobil.


Fraunhofer ITWM / Press Release / 03.04.2024

Staking Out the Quantum Frontiers: Results of the Project »Applied Quantum Computing«

The project »Applied Quantum Computing« (AnQuC) project funded by the Rhineland-Palatinate state government will come to an end at the end of April 2024. This is why the quantum computing working group has now met with the industrial advisory board, which accompanied the project for two years, for a summary.


Fraunhofer ITWM / Press Release / 13.03.2024

Femtec Excursion: A day at the Fraunhofer Center in Kaiserslautern

On March 12, 2020, 31 outstanding female STEM students from universities all over Germany visited the Fraunhofer Center in Kaiserslautern. The Femtec network scholarship holders, most of them with an international background, got to know both Fraunhofer Institutes better during a varied program.


Fraunhofer ITWM / Press Release / 05.03.2024

Digital Twin for All Process Steps in Battery Production

Optimizing batteries is one of the most important tasks for industry and science. At the Fraunhofer ITWM, the simulation of battery models has been part of day-to-day business for years. The Ministry of Science and Health is now supporting a new project that models the entire manufacturing process.


Fraunhofer IESE / Press Release / 29.02.2024

AI Diagnostic Support for Rare Diseases

Together with the University Hospital Frankfurt and the Technical University of Dresden, Fraunhofer IESE »SATURN« is working on an AI application to improve the diagnosis of rare diseases. The technology can make diagnostic suggestions based on expert knowledge and clinical data and thus support doctors and patients.



DFKI / Press Release / 22.02.2024

Federal Minister Volker Wissing at DFKI

From crop yield forecasts to trace analysis or an intelligent corporate memory. During his visit, Federal Minister for Digital Affairs and Transport Volker Wissing learned more about the numerous application and research possibilities that are to be further promoted within the new Ai-test center.


KOMMS / Press Release / 18.02.2024

Komms Modelling Week in Gerolstein

From the 18th to 23 February, 36 students in years 10, 11 and 12 from all over Rhineland-Palatinate came together for the Felix Klein Modelling Week. At Gerolstein Youth Hostel, they learn how to solve problems using mathematical modelling and computer simulations based on authentic problems from professional practice.


High Performance Centre Simulation and Software Based Innovation / Press Release / 15.02.2024

Zai Müller-Zhang is the new Deputy Managing Director

After six years, Dr Matthias Jung is leaving his position as Deputy Director of our High-Performance Centre due to his professorship in Computer Engineering at the University of Würzburg. His successor, Zai Müller-Zhang, intends to focus on the development of new methods and the transfer of results to industry.


RPTU / Press Release / 25.01.2024

Eye Tracking Technology Helps to Improve Learning Processes

Dr. Stefan Rutzika's team from the Department of Mathematics at RPTU Kaiserslautern investigated the use of the eye-tracking technique in several studies. This involves recording the eye movements of pupils as they work on various tasks. The results can be used to improve learning systems so that they adapt to the individual strengths and weaknesses of the learner.


DFKI / Press release / 18.01.2024

New Project »FAIRe« started

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on mobile devices has so far been less efficient due to limited computing power, storage space and power supply. To change this, DFKI is working together with the French computer science institute Inria on a new approach to reduce model size and computing effort by using »Frugal AI«.


DFKI / Press release / 14.12.2023

rbb Podcast: »AI – and now?«

In the latest episode of the rbb podcast »AI – and now? How we want to live artificial intelligence«, Nadia Kailouli and DFKI expert Aljoscha Burchardt discuss AI and the current shortage of skilled workers. What will happen to the skilled trades when computers become part of more and more areas of our everyday lives?

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