Welcome to the KIWI-biolab, a BMBF Future Lab!

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The KIWI-biolabKünstliche Intelligenz für Wissensbasierte Integrierte Biolabore – brings international top scientists in artificial intelligence, machine learning and bioprocess engineering together to explore the opportunities and challenges of automation in biotechnological processes.

Our Future Lab aims to use AI and ML technologies to automatize data analysis on microorganisms and enable computers to plan and optimize experiments without human intervention. The long-term target is to advance towards automatization for a more efficient and sustainable production.

The KIWI-biolab is a 4 years initiative funded with EUR 5 million by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, within the Federal Government’s Strategy for the Internationalization of Education, Science and Research, and the Federal Government’s High-Tech Strategy 2025 frameworks.

You can find more information on the website of the German Ministry of Education and Research:

International Future Labs for Artificial Intelligence link

Video: What is AI and why do we need International Future Labs? Watch here
Video: How lab computers can plan and optimise research experiments autonomously (with English subtitles) – Watch here (Video 4)

Article: Because they can do it better – robot systems in biotech – Read here