• Qualification as AI Manager

    Certificate Course of the EdTec Lab of DFKI together with the Bitkom Academy

  • FORUM TRADE AND LOGISTICS 4.0

    Industry and science in dialogue 18./19. September 2018

  • CONFERENCE URBAN SPORT & HEALTH

    Sport, exercise and health in the digitized city 19./20. November 2018 in Berlin

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

  • Konferenz Bildungsräume 2017 | Trailer
  • Konferenz MEDIZIN.BILDUNG.DIGITAL | Trailer
  • Konferenz SMART SPORT | Trailer
Selected research partners

News from EdTec Lab

#Wissenwirkt – getting children and young people ready for the future

The 2018 Knowledge Factory Forum this year took the title #Wissenwirkt (meaning ‘knowledge works’). 200 members, interested parties and invited guests came to the Landesbank Baden-Württemberg premises on 13 June to tack stock of the past year’s work and discuss the topic of ‘getting young people ready for the future’ with invited experts. Prof. Dr. Christoph Igel, Scientific Director of the DFKI’s EdTec Lab, was invited to join a panel discussion with school and foundation represent

Assistance systems, codetermination, data ...

On 7 June 2018, the IG Metall board held a trade conference on the future of work, taking the title ‘digitalised assistance systems in production: work structuring and co-determination’. Director of operating policy Dr. Rudolf Luz and head of the ‘future of work’ department Dr. Detlef Gerst opened this very popular event (attracting more than 300 attendees) at the IG Metall board’s Frank

Intelligent Education Networks expert group ...

For the fifth time in a row, Prof. Christoph Igel is heading the ‘Intelligent Education Networks’ expert group for the National Digital Summit. The expert group met on 30 May at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence in Berlin, and the topic was the agenda for the summit years of 2018 and 2019. The ‘Intelligent Education Networks’ expert group is part of the ‘Intelligent

EdTec Lab becomes a partner of the Einstein ...

The EdTec Lab at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is now an associate partner of the Einstein Center Digital Future, as announced at the end of May by Prof. Dr. Odej Kao, the chairman of its executive board. The aim of this partnership is close collaboration and joint projects in the field of digital education. Prof. Dr. Niels Pinkwart (Humboldt University of Berlin) i