Safe Intelligence

We focus our research on the validation of artificial intelligence for autonomous and distributed applications.

Services by the Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS


Dependable Artificial Intelligence

Fraunhofer IKS makes artificial intelligence technology trustworthy and dependable.


Adaptive Software

Fraunhofer IKS makes embedded systems adaptive and extendable.


Safety Architectures for AI Systems

Fraunhofer IKS develops safety architectures for artificial intelligence technologies.


Fault-tolerant Embedded Platforms

Fraunhofer IKS develops fault-tolerant embedded systems.


Dependable Connected Systems

Fraunhofer IKS develops connected systems that are safe and dependable.


Flexible Production

Fraunhofer IKS makes sure your production systems are flexible and dependable.

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Manager Business Development

Pave the way for leading-edge solutions as a member of the institute’s strategy board and shape the future of AIthe technology of tomorrow. Build up and lead a team of Business Development experts and take over responsibility by generating impact with Fraunhofer’s social and environmental standards. Enjoy freedom and opportunities of a start up-like institute along with the safety of a financially stable research organization.


Fraunhofer IKS at Vehicular Technology Conference 2020

At the 91st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2020-Spring) from May 25th-28th, Luis Torres Figueroa of Fraunhofer IKS will be presenting his new paper »QoS Evaluation and Prediction for C-V2X Communication in Commercially-Deployed LTE and Mobile Edge Networks«.



Uncovering difficult situations for autonomous driving systems

Today, autonomous vehicles function reasonably well in test situations since the conditions are severely restricted and thus easy to manage. A key issue however is how to design autonomous vehicles so that they operate dependably even in complex and previously unknown situations. A solution from Fraunhofer IKS is helping to uncover and predict such difficult situations.



SafeAI: Best Paper Award

For their paper »Benchmarking Uncertainty Estimation Methods for Deep Learning With Safety-Related Metrics« Adrian Schaiger, Maximilian Henne, Karsten Roscher and Gereon Weiß received the Best Paper Award of the SafeAI Workshop in New York.

Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS


Fraunhofer IKS

Hansastraße 32
80686 Munich / Germany

Phone: +49 89/547088-0
Fax: +49 89/547088-220

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Have you always wanted to leave your footprints behind and make the world a little safer? Then apply to the Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS in Munich!

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