Google Acquires Stake in German AI Research Organization

The investment in the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, or DFKI, formalizes a long-standing relationship between the two entities. Google has acquired a stake in a German research organization that specializes in artificial intelligence technologies, presumably with a view to enhancing its own capabilities in that space.The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) this week announced that Google’s operating unit in Germany had purchased a share of the organization for an undisclosed amount. Google joins 16 other organizations—including Microsoft, Airbus, Intel, BMW and John Deere—that have a stake in DFKI.DFKI is the only research company in Germany in which Google has made a capital investment and has a seat on the board, the German research group said in a statement.DFKI’s Website describes it as public-private partnership established in…


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