Funding by the Federal Government


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

AI Centres of Excellence


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

Publications and Citations


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


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

AI Patents


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

Learning Opportunities at Schools


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

Study Programs related to AI


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

AI Start-ups


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

Publicly funded Transfer Centers


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

AI Skills of Professionals


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