DFKI

DFKI

Name:

Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, Bremen, Berlin

Location:

Germany

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HQ:

Kaiserslautern

Artificial Intelligence, ICT

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Foundation:

1998

Founder(s):

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster, Dr. Walter Olthoff

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Number of employees:

501 - 1.000

Industry:

-

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Short description:

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, with sites in Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, Bremen (with an associated branch in Osnabrück) and a project office in Berlin, is the leading German research institute in the field of innovative software technology. In the international scientific community, DFKI ranks among the most recognized "Centers of Excellence"​ and currently is the biggest research center worldwide in the area of Artificial Intelligence and its application in terms of number of employees and the volume of external funds.

 

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