TIME honours InstaDeep CEO for building a better world with AI

TIME Magazine awarded CEO and Co-Founder Karim Beguir a TIME100 Impact Award for leading InstaDeep’s work to help communities and business tackle tough problems with AI. Karim was honoured at a gala ceremony in Dubai on February 11, 2024, alongside Meta’s Chief AI Scientist and Turing Prize winner Yann LeCun, AI ethicist Kay Firth-Butterfield and… Read more »

Tunis InstaDeep researchers at NeurIPS 2023’s NAML: North African Machine Learning workshop

Two InstaDeep Tunis-based AI researchers will present at NeurIPS 2023 NAML: North African Machine Learning workshop on multi-script handwriting recognition and what happens Multi agent Reinforcement Learning is built on economic theories. The pair’s different research interests illustrate the breadth of AI research happening in North Africa. Oussama Mahfoudhi looks at the logic of language… Read more »

InstaDeep joins table for first global AI Safety Summit

InstaDeep joined leading AI nations, companies and civil society organisations at the table for the first-ever AI Safety Summit – looking at the future of AI and how it can be developed responsibly – at Bletchley Park, the birthplace of modern computing. CEO and Co-Founder Karim Beguir represented InstaDeep at the summit on November 1-2,… Read more »

Scalable Reinforcement Learning on Cloud TPU

Instadeep used reinforcement learning on Cloud TPUs to improve DeepPCB, its AI-driven Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design product. Authors: Armand Picard, Software Engineer Donal Byrne, Senior Research Engineer Alexandre Laterre, Research Lead  Vaibhav Singh, Product Manager, Google Cloud TPU The long-term goal of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to solve complex real-life problems.  On the path… Read more »

Empowering African AI at Deep Learning Indaba 2023

A lot can happen in a year between Deep Learning Indabas. For InstaDeep, since it helped host the 2022 Indaba in Tunis, the biggest development was becoming part of the  BioNTech family. That change led some to ask about its commitment to continuing to helping the AI community across Africa. InstaDeepers answered at this year’s… Read more »

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 »