Pilot Innovation Competition: Energy-Efficient AI Systems

Researchers From Kaiserslautern Win Innovation Award for Energy-Efficient AI Chip

Press Release / March 16, 2021

A team of scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM and the Technical University of Kaiserslautern has won the pilot innovation competition »Energy-efficient AI systems« of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for the development of energy-saving AI chips. The task was to develop the most energy-efficient hardware possible for use in AI systems that detect atrial fibrillation in ECG data with at least 90 percent accuracy. Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek announced the winning projects on March 11, 2021.