Artificial intelligence in manufacturing

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Fraunhofer IPA has made artificial intelligence (AI) one of its key topics and has greatly expanded its consulting, funding and implementation services. These include feasibility studies, quick checks and workshops, as well as the development of complex technical manufacturing modules based on machine learning (ML).

Project formats range from short-term, compact studies on particular issues to long-term strategic cooperations. Further activities include lectures, training courses and publications.

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Services and expertise

Modern factories use cognitive systems in almost all production phases.

AI Innovation Center – Learning Systems and Cognitive Robotics

Fraunhofer IPA is a member of Cyber Valley - one of Europe’s largest research collaborations in the field of AI.

Cooperation formats

We provide these formats so that you can exploit the potential of AI technologies.

 

Definitions

Brief explanations of the terms artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning.

 

Dependable AI

AI in critical applications must be verifiable, traceable and robust.

 

Reference projects

Here you will find some examples of research and industry projects and initiatives.

 

Data Scientist Specialized in Deep Learning

05.-07.10.2021 (in German)

Data Scientist Specialized in Big Data Analytics

08.-10.11.2021 (in German)

KI-Kongress: Smarte Maschinen im Einsatz

01.12.2021 (in German)

 Date Event Lecture title / topic Speaker / exhibit Brief description Organizer
05.-07.10.2021 Data Scientist Specialized in Deep Learning (in German)   Prof. Dr. Marco Huber You will learn current machine learning and deep learning methods and deepen your knowledge in an application area. Fraunhofer-Allianz Big Data und Künstliche Intelligenz
12.10.2021

AI in SMEs - identifying and implementing use cases

(in German)

  Dr. Andreas Bildstein, Tobias Eusterwiemann  The Fraunhofer IPA offers a webinar series on the application of AI in SMEs for the Mittelstand 4.0 Competence Centre Stuttgart. In it, the AI trainers of the Competence Center show you how you can achieve an increase in productivity in your company with the help of artificial intelligence. Mittelstand 4.0 Kompetenzzentrum Stuttgart
19.10.2021 KI zwischen Mythos und Realität (in German) Potenziale und Grenzen des maschinellen Lernens in produzierenden Unternehmen Prof. Dr. Marco Huber How can social partners promote the introduction of "artificial intelligence" and algorithmic decision-making systems in the company in a design-oriented manner? How can the strengthening of design competence be facilitated? The workshop aims to provide answers to these questions for company users. Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg
28.10.2021 Biointelligence Lecture Series (in German) Artificial Intelligence: Do Machines Learn Like Humans? Prof. Dr. Marco Huber The decisive challenge in the 21st century is to reconcile prosperity and resource consumption. Sustainable value creation without loss of prosperity requires production methods modeled on nature with the technologies of tomorrow: the Biological Transformation should make it possible. Württembergische Landesbibliothek
08.-10.11.2021 Data Scientist Specialized in Big Data Analytics (in German)   Prof. Dr. Marco Huber You will learn current machine learning and deep learning methods and deepen your knowledge in an application area. Fraunhofer-Allianz Big Data und Künstliche Intelligenz
16.11.2021

AI in SMEs - identifying and implementing use cases

(in German)

 

Dr. Andreas Bildstein,

Tobias Eusterwiemann

The Fraunhofer IPA offers a webinar series on the application of AI in SMEs for the Mittelstand 4.0 Competence Centre Stuttgart. In it, the AI trainers of the Competence Center show you how you can achieve an increase in productivity in your company with the help of artificial intelligence. Mittelstand 4.0 Kompetenzzentrum Stuttgart
23./24.11.2021

Cognitive Robotics (2021) (in German)   Kilian Kleeberger, M.Sc.

In the training you will acquire knowledge in different learning methods and their possible applications for learning robots based on numerous practical examples. The lectures are held in German and the course material is provided in English. Online Schulung
01.12.2021

»KI-Kongress: Smarte Maschinen im Einsatz« (in German)

How do you make artificial intelligence robust, transparent and explainable?

Prof. Dr. Marco Huber (Fraunhofer IPA),
Dr. Werner Kraus (Fraunhofer IPA),
Dr. Anna Christmann (KI-Enquete-Kommission),
Vanessa Cann (KI-Bundesverband),
Christoph Keplinger (Max Planck Institut),
Dr. Jens Ottnad (TRUMPF),
Kian Saemian (Mackevision),
Dr. Sebastian Werner (Dataiku)
In the webinar, the implementation status of the AI strategy will be discussed with leading AI experts from politics, application and research, and practical examples will be used to show how companies of all sizes can get the "AI curve" with the support of research institutions.  Konradin Verlag
1.12.2021 Symposium „Digitalisierung souverän gestalten II“ (in German) Funding project "SLEM - Self-learning and self-explaining machine" Christian Jauch and Prof. Dr. Marco Huber

The second day of the event will focus on the opportunities offered by digitization for mutually beneficial human-technology interaction in the workplace of machine tool operators. Various questions will be examined in parallel workshops along individual use cases with actors from industry, science and academia. Institut für Innovation und Technik (iit)

 

Press release March 2021

New AI applications for SMEs in Baden-Württemberg

AI expert Prof. Dr. Marco Huber in discussion

Science meets Fiction – AI in the SWR-Thriller 'Exit'

Press release November 2020

Fraunhofer IPA and HLRS start cooperation

Press release Ocotber 2020

AI makes it possible: Tomorrow's customer wishes, already planned today

Press release September 2020

Thanks to AI, robots are learning how to perform assembly tasks

Video

Keynote by Marco Huber at Nexcon

Source: Staufen.Digital Neonex/NEXCON

Podcast

“AI in Industry”

In the “Factory of Tomorrow” series, our AI experts present scenarios for using artificial intelligence in automation as well as current projects worked on by Fraunhofer IPA.

Annual report 2019, P. 21

AI is expected to induce a growth spurt four times higher than that of the steam engine

Book reviews on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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