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InstaDeep CEO stresses AI is critical for Africa on panel with Ghana’s President; named inaugural Disrupters Club member

InstaDeep’s Co-Founder and CEO Karim Beguir joined Ghana’s president, Nigeria’s vice-president, the IFC’s managing director and other high-ranking officials onstage at the 2022 Africa CEO Forum, to deliver his message that AI is a critical technology for Africa’s development and economic sovereignty in the 21st century. The annual forum took place in Abidjan – in-person,… Read more »

Help develop more effective snake bite treatments by participating in UmojaHack Africa 2022

InstaDeep is proudly sponsoring the third annual UmojaHack Africa, Africa’s biggest inter-university machine learning hackathon covering 30 countries, 200 universities and 2000 students. As part of the event, InstaDeep has co-organised the 2022 advanced-level challenge in conjunction with Tim Jenkins of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).  The challenge focuses on how well commercial antivenoms… Read more »

An early detection system for desert locust outbreaks in Africa, in collaboration with Google AI

Our collaboration with Google AI, “On pseudo-absence generation and machine learning for locust breeding ground prediction in Africa”, describes an early detection system for desert locust outbreaks across the African continent. This research will be presented at two NeurIPS 2021 machine learning conference workshops: Artificial Intelligence for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (AI+HADR) and Machine… Read more »

InstaDeep opens its sixth office in South Africa!

From Tunis in the North to Cape Town in the South, InstaDeep branches out to cover the whole African continent. February officially marked the month that InstaDeep opened the doors to its sixth office in Cape Town, South Africa. The decision is part of a long-term strategy to build out our AI operations on the… Read more »

Record Number of Poster Presentations at Indaba

Seven posters presented End of August saw 15 InstaDeepers travelling to the Kenyan capital with research notes, lectures and practical presentations ready in their luggage – and boy did the team deliver! During the week-long event, we presented a record number of seven poster presentations. The topics ranged from multi-agent Reinforcement Learning, to a differential privacy… Read more »

InstaDeep at NeurIPS 2018

We have a strong team present at NeurIPS this week, with exciting things on the agenda. We are proud to announce that — for the first time — two of our research papers will be presented, a huge milestone for us. Additionally, three of our colleagues including our CEO, Karim, are presenting in the workshop Black in AI (BAI)…. Read more »