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InstaDeep to open office in Rwanda

New opening demonstrates African-founded tech company’s commitment to building the AI ecosystem across Africa Joins parent company BioNTech’s existing presence in the central African country InstaDeep announced on September 7 that it is deepening its commitment to developing Africa’s AI ecosystem by opening an office in Kigali, Rwanda. InstaDeep CEO Karim Beguir revealed the news… Read more »

BioNTech Completes Acquisition of InstaDeep

Acquisition aims to strengthen BioNTech’s pioneering position in the field of AI-powered drug discovery, design and development InstaDeep to operate as London based subsidiary of BioNTech and will be the centerpiece of its growing portfolio of initiatives around artificial intelligence and machine learning Approximately 290 highly skilled professionals and a global network of research partners… Read more »

Uniting AI Enthusiasts at IndabaX Tunisia 2023

Building on the successes of previous years, InstaDeep recently co-hosted the fourth edition of IndabaX Tunisia at the Higher School of Communications of Tunis (SUP’COM). The event, in collaboration with the IEEE SupCom Student Branch, is dedicated to supporting the growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) expertise in Africa, and around 400… Read more »

InstaDeep CEO shares AI development insights at 10 Downing Street

InstaDeep CEO and Co-founder Karim Beguir met with AI leaders at the UK Prime Minister’s office at 10 Downing Street to discuss how Britain can develop Artificial Intelligence in a safe and responsible way. Karim was among a select group of AI business and thought leaders invited to a roundtable by Secretary of State for… Read more »

InstaDeep builds on presence in San Francisco, increasing the reach of its products and delivering AI expertise to industry

InstaDeep is always striving to deliver on its mission of an AI-first world that benefits everyone. This is reflected in the company’s active relationships and formal partnerships with leading academic institutions around the world, including the renowned Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley universities in California, where InstaDeep has proactively built a calendar of… Read more »

Unlocking the secrets of the Rubik’s Cube with Reinforcement Learning at UmojaHack Africa 2023

InstaDeep is pleased to continue its support for up and coming AI talent in Africa by once again sponsoring the UmojaHack Africa machine learning hackathon. This year – 2023 –  is a pleasing multiplicity of 3s: 3000+ students, hailing from more than 300 universities and 30 countries across the continent, will compete in real-world machine… Read more »

InstaDeep listed in FT1000 2023

InstaDeep is delighted to be named as one of Europe’s 1000 fastest-growing companies by Statista and the Financial Times. Only European businesses with the fastest revenue growth between 2018 and 2021 were included, and InstaDeep is honoured to be listed alongside many eminent companies. Furthermore, InstaDeep was specifically recognised as one of Europe’s Growth Champions… Read more »

InstaDeep Co-Founders named as Generative AI Power Players

Sifted have named InstaDeep co-founders Karim Beguir and Zohra Slim as the “architects of one of Europe’s highest profile generative AI exits” in their newly-published list of experts in this rapidly accelerating field of content production and consumption.  Sifted analysts reviewed the landscape of tech founders, commentators and key players to highlight those who they… Read more »

InstaDeep Co-Founders honoured as ambassadors of Tunisian talent and innovation

Karim Beguir and Zohra Slim have been honoured as ambassadors of talent and innovation this week, highlighting the success of InstaDeep as a “message of hope” to young Tunisians. The award recognised InstaDeep’s exceptional company trajectory as an inspiration and example of international excellence. It follows the company’s recent acquisition by BioNTech and is testament… Read more »

New research from InstaDeep, NVIDIA and the Technical University of Munich beats expectations, provides new insights into genomics research

InstaDeep is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Technical University of Munich and NVIDIA, using the UK-based Cambridge-1 supercomputer to train large language models (LLMs) on diverse genomic datasets to examine the impact of model scale and data diversity on downstream task performance.   As part of the work, multiple foundation models for genomics… Read more »