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DZHK partner institutions involved in "Berlin Center for Machine Learning"

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The DZHK partner institutions Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the German Heart Center Berlin (DHZB) are co-founders of the "Berlin Center for Machine Learning" (BZML) and will also focus on research projects with a clinical issue. The center receives a total of 8.5 million euros in research funding.

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The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and coordinated by the TU Berlin.

Central goals are: To advance the theoretical and algorithmic foundations of Machine Learning in an internationally competitive manner. To open up new scientific and technical ML applications. To strive for a much simpler and better usability of ML methods for industry and the sciences as a whole and to make genuinely new research contributions in the participating sciences by jointly exploring new inter-disciplinary research fields in the sciences and medicine with new challenges for ML.

The BZML is one of four BMBF-funded Machine Learning Competence Centers. The ministry provides a total of 30 million euros for a period of four to seven years.

Cooperation partners:

  • Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Institute for Imaging Science and Computational Modelling in Cardiovascular Medicine (Prof. Titus Kühne, Prof. Anja Hennemuth)
  • Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
  • Fraunhofer-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut
  • Zuse-Institut Berlin
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Universität Potsdam
  • Weierstraß-Institut für Angewandte Analysis und Stochastik
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Genetik
  • Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin
  • Technischen Universität Berlin (Koordinator)


Source: Press release TU Berlin, Oct. 09, 2018

& Project description of the BZML, Charité