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Building with Molecules

A cooperation project of FZ Jülich and Prof. Dr. Klaus-Robert Müller on manipulation of molecules through Reinforced Learning was announced as a Falling Walls Science Breakthrough of the Year in the category "Engineering and Technology".

(© Forschungszentrum Jülich / Dr. Christian Wagner)

AI robot excels in Olympic sport

A Deep Reinforced Learning framework, developed by BIFOLD Co-director Prof. Dr. Klaus-Robert Müller and his colleagues at Korea University, enabled the robot “Curly” to beat top-level athletes in the Olympic sport of curling.

© Korea University

© Korea University

© Korea University

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Mission Statement and Goals

BIFOLD, the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data aims to conduct research into the scientific foundations of Big Data and Machine Learning, to advance AI application development, and greatly increase the impact to society, the economy, and science.

BIFOLD will pursue the following strategic priorities in line with the German National AI Strategy:

  • Research: Conduct high-impact foundational research in the fields of Big Data, Machine Learning and their intersection, to profoundly advance the state-of-the-art in Big Data and Machine Learning methods and technologies as well as attract the world’s best scientists to Germany.
  • Innovation: Prototype AI technologies, Big Data systems, Data Science tools, Machine Learning algorithms, and support knowledge and technology exchange, to empower innovation in the sciences, humanities, and companies, particularly, startups.
  • Education: Prepare the next generation of experts in Big Data and Machine Learning, for future academic or industrial careers.