Service-Meister Announced as Winner of German AI Innovation Competition

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Andreas Weiss of eco Association in receipt of award on behalf of the Service-Meister project consortium © BILDKRAFTWERK/BMWi

On the occasion of the launch of the new Digital Technologies Forum in Berlin on 19th September 2019,
Winners of AI Innovation Competition at Launch of New Digital Technologies Forum in Berlin © BILDKRAFTWERK/BMWi The winners now have the opportunity to realize their projects within the framework of a funded, three-year implementation phase. This creates various platforms and ecosystems that are intended to support and further advance the development of Artificial Intelligence in Germany, especially for SMEs.

The Service Meister consortium was represented in Berlin by:

  • Dr. Ing. Martin Krawczyk-Becker, Krohne Innovation GmbH
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Löser, Beuth University of Applied Science Berlin
  • Andreas Weiss, eco – Association of the Internet Industry
  • Prof. Dr. Gerhard Satzger, KIT/KSRI
  • Hauke Timmermann, eco – Association of the Internet Industry

The Service Meister consortium currently consists of the following partners: eco – Association of the Internet Industry, USU Software GmbH, Karlsruher Service Research Institute (KIT), Beuth University of Applied Science Berlin, Institute for Internet Security – if(is), Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST), Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISST, Trusted Cloud e.V., Inovex GmbH, Krohne Messtechnik GmbH, Open Grid Europe GmbH, KEB Automation KG, grandcentrix GmbH, Adolf Würth GmbH & Co KG, TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG and Atlas Copco IAS GmbH.

State Secretary Dr. Ulrich Nussbaum:
With theAIInnovation Competition, we are putting in place a cornerstone of Germany’s AIStrategy. We have searched for – and found – outstanding approaches to AI-based, market-oriented platforms. The great response to the competition shows that we in Germany have the will and the potential Artificial Intelligence to make an economic success of artificial intelligence. We hope that the winners’ projects will give us important impetus and stimulus for the use of AI in Germany.”

Winner of AI Innovation Competition

Winners are the following projects:

  • Knowledge4Retail: Artificial Intelligence for retail
  • EMPAIA: Ecosystem for Pathology Diagnostics with AI Assistance
  • KIKS: Artificial Intelligence for clinical studies
  • ForeSight: Platform for context-sensitive, intelligent and predictive smart living services
  • REIF: Resource-efficient, Economic and Intelligent Foodchain
  • PlanQK: Platform and ecosystem for quantum-based artificial intelligence
  • IIP-Ecosphere: Next Level Ecosphere for Intelligent Industrial Production
  • KI-Marktplatz: The ecosystem for artificial intelligence in product development
  • FabOS: Open, distributed, real-time capable and secure operating system for production
  • Speaker: Development of a leading language assistance platform “Made in Germany”
  • KI-Sigs: AI space for intelligent health systems
  • BML-EcoSys: Bauhaus.MobilityLab
  • KEEN: AI incubator laboratories in the process industry
  • SDaC: Smart Design and Construction

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