Fields of Application

Trade & Logistics

AI offers practical solutions for the optimization of business and logistics processes. Based on data, goods flows and transport routes can be adapted and decision-making supported. In addition, our scientists develop intelligent, personalized purchasing consultants and test them for their suitability for everyday use and their customer benefits. Furthermore, the DFKI researches autonomous mobile manipulation systems for intralogistics and manufacturing scenarios as well as innovative robot solutions for transport and inspection purposes.


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After two years as a digital event, Saarland University's Open Day will be held in attendance mode on Saturday, May 21, 2022. DFKI will also be…

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Presentation of the project results on April 29, 2022, at Forum Digitale Technologien Berlin.

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Einen Blick in die Zukunft zu werfen. Für Unternehmen würde dies bedeuten, dass man beispielsweise im Voraus weiß, ab wann eine Maschine Ausschuss…

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Maintainable Role-Based Rights Management

The industrial partner employs concepts of role-based access controls within several of its applications. They allow a description and implementation of security requirements (such as Separation of…

Developing a Search Machine using Principles of Artificial Intelligence

eProcurementsysteme allow for an efficient as well as cheap (with respect to personnel as well as financial costs) handling of consumable orderings in industry. Employees may chose the desired…

Interactive Manual Assembly Operations for the Human-Centered Workplaces of the Future

In order to be competitive in a global scale, European factories should be operated by a highly skilled workforce supported by advanced automation and IT tools. INTERACT aims to utilize workers'; …



Bundesfinanzdirektion Südost (assoziiert),

IHK Berlin (assoziiert),

IHK Saarland (assoziiert),

eBusiness-Lotse Saar (assoziiert),

United Parcel Service Deutschland Inc. & Co. OHG (assoziiert)



EUROFLEETS2 is the continuation and enhancement of EUROFLEETS1, with the aim of developing a new pan-European distributed infrastructure with common strategic vision and coordinated access to European…

Semantic Product Memory

The project Semantic Product Memory (SemProM) aims at introducing a digital product memory for everyday items. In this context a mobile dual-arm robot is developed for the automatic manipulation and…

Laboratory for Innovative Retail Technology in cooperation with Globus

Within the Innovative Retail Laboratory (IRL), an application-oriented research laboratory of the DFKI, innovative technologies for the retail of tomorrow are researched in close cooperation with…

Translation of Spontaneous Speech

Verbmobil is a long-term interdisciplinary Language Technology project. The Verbmobil System recognizes spoken input, analyzes and translates it, and utters the translation.This speaker-independent…

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz