The project funding gives small and medium-sized enterprises and startups a boost for research and development of new AI products and AI services.
With the "Baden-Württemberg AI Innovation Competition", the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labor and Housing wants to make a contribution to securing and expanding the domestic technology location. The dedicated goal is to develop Baden-Württemberg into an internationally recognized location for artificial intelligence through various initiatives. Minister of Economic Affairs Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut explains in the state's press release: "Artificial intelligence offers the economy completely new possibilities and can significantly improve products and services. With our AI innovation competition, we are providing targeted support for small and medium-sized enterprises from Baden-Württemberg to take advantage of these enormous opportunities."
Versatile projects - HD Vision Systems focuses on quality inspection and object handling
In addition to the project at HD Vision Systems, 43 other medium-sized projects have also received approval from the „KI-Innovationswettbewerb“. These include a wide range of sectors such as industry, the service sector, health, mobility, trade, logistics, energy and the construction industry.
"We are very pleased and grateful that the Ministry of Economics supports our project, which was already started in December, with this funding! Under the topic 'Quality inspection in the Light Field with integrated Object Handling', we would like to further explore the development of our AI based on light field technology for quality inspection until the end of the year. The result of the project marks another milestone in our development of solutions for industrial image processing. With this, we want to provide manufacturing companies with a simple, intuitive and future-proof access to automation and machine vision," says Dr. Christoph Garbe, founder and CEO of HD Vision Systems.
The Heidelberg Technology Park congratulates the Heidelberg startup and tenant of the BDC on this success!