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 »

InstaDeep open-sources the Nucleotide Transformers, its collection of genomics Language Models, to HuggingFace

InstaDeep Research is pleased to announce the open-sourcing of its Nucleotide Transformer on the HuggingFace platform.  The Nucleotide Transformer project introduces a collection of four DNA large language models, with parameter counts ranging between 500M and 2.5B, which were developed in collaboration with NVIDIA and the Technical University of Munich. As part of this work,… 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 Research team continues success at ICLR with record four publications, hosts exclusive preview screening of new AI documentary

InstaDeep’s research team is off to a great start in 2023 with a new record of four confirmed papers: two papers on the main track, including a spotlight; and two workshop papers, including an oral presentation. ICLR, the globally respected International Conference on Learning Representations, is being held at the Kigali Convention Centre in Rwanda… Read more »