Funding by the Federal Government

Funding

2,5 Billion € additional funding for AI support (since 2019)

AI Centres of Excellence

Research

Nationwide network of 6 AI centres of excellence
(as of 2022)

Publications and Citations

Research

6,732 published scientific articles (2021)

AI Professorships established by the Federal Government

Research | Skills

100 additional AI professorships established (since 2019); 33 of them appointed from abroad

AI-Monitoring: Assessment of the German Situation

What is the state of Artificial Intelligence research in Germany? To what extent is the transfer from science to industry successful? Where are skills in AI being developed and how widespread are they among the population? The AI-Monitoring of Plattform Lernende Systeme provides key figures on this - and thus shows the status quo as well as the development potentials in research and transfer of AI in Germany.

AI Junior Research Groups

Reserach | Skills

56 junior research groups to increase support for young AI researchers (as of September 2022)

Promotion Programs for SMEs

Transfer

44 public programs to promote AI in SMEs (as of September 2022)

AI Patents

Transfer

766 AI patents were newly filed by scientists from Germany in 2019

Learning Opportunities at Schools

Skills

Computer science instruction mandatory or optional in 11 federal states (as of 2022)

Study Programs related to AI

Skills

203 Study programs with an AI focus 167 study programs with a data science focus (as of September 2022)

AI Start-ups

Transfer

313 AI start-ups founded (in the past 10 years) $1.98 billion private investment (2021)

Publicly funded Transfer Centers

Transfer

103 publicly funded transfer centers on AI (as of 2022)

AI Skills of Professionals

Skills

3.6% of employees have AI skills or are professionally involved with AI (as of 2021)