• Bildungsräume 2017

    Joint conference by the German Informatics Society and the German Society of Media in Science

    5 to 8 September at TU Chemnitz


    Basic and advanced training in medicine and healthcare in the era of digitisation and the internet of things

    6 September at TU Chemnitz

  • Smart Sport Conference

    Movement, sport and youth culture in times of Digitization and the Internet of Things

    7 September at TU Chemnitz

  • Digitisation and professional education

    Federal Minister of Economics Brigitte Zypries attended the DIV education conference on June 6th in Berlin

  • EdTec Startup Dialogue 2017

    22 EdTec startups presented the best ideas for intelligent education networks in Germany at the Digital Summit on June 12th

  • Smart Sport goes live!

    First results of the DOSB project were presented at the German Turnfest in Berlin and at Ruhr-Games in Hagen

Educational Technology Laboratory

The Educational Technology Lab at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) focuses on using artificial intelligence and innovative software technologies to support the training, qualification and education processes of scholastic, academic and professional basic and further training. The emergence of technology, education and organisation in networked, digitised worlds is particularly relevant in research, development, innovation and transformation. Academics work together with partners for research and science, the digital and education economies, spinoffs, EdTec startups, and young companies in e-learning and digital education.
Insights in EdTec Lab

  • EdTec Startup Dialog 2017 | Trailer
  • DIV Bildungskonferenz | Trailer
  • Smart Sport | Trailer
  • Forum Europrofession 2017 | Trailer
  • CeBIT 2017 Future Talk | Trailer
Selected research partners

News from EdTec Lab

EdTec start-up dialogue launches federal government’s digital summit

Innovative ideas from the EdTec scene were sought for the start-up dialogue at the federal government’s digital summit. 27 junior research groups, spin-offs, start-ups and young companies applied to participate in the event held at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg on the opening day of the digital summit. A panel of experts from the IT, digital and educational sectors, academia, and agencies rewarded the best ideas for intelligent education networks in Germany. The idea of the start-up d

SmartSport app presented at German Turnfest ...

SmartSport, a project organised by the German Olympic Sports Federation and the EdTec Lab, was represented at two major sporting events in June 2017: from 3 to 10 June at the International German Turnfest Festival in Berlin, and then at the Ruhr Games in Hagen from 16 to 18 June. In addition to spreading the word about the project, the aim of attending these events was to generate a wide range

German Minister Zypries opens the DIV ...

To accompany the 2017 digital summit, on 6 June 2017 the EdTec Lab organised the ‘An Intelligently Networked Germany’ education conference at the Smart Data Forum. German Minister of Economics and Energy Brigitte Zypries discussed the topic of ‘Digitisation and Professional Qualification’ with representatives from the worlds of politics, business, education and science. In addition to Ger

Prof. Dr. Christoph Igel ambassador of the ...

The National MINT Forum on 1 June 2017 in Berlin is marking the fifth national MINT summit, taking the topic ‘the future of society – the challenges of MINT education’. In the run-up to the German parliamentary election, this will launch further debate between politics, civil society, business and science on the current and future challenges of MINT education in Germany. Participants such as