Memorandum of Understanding between the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) and the Berlin Big Data Center (BBDC)
The focus of the exchanges encouragement lies on machine learning. Exchanges of research and academic materials, the holding of joint meetings as well as exchanges of faculty should strengthen the ties between Japan and Germany in this field.
RIKEN, foundet in 1917 is a private research foundation in Tokyo, and is Japan's largest comprehensive research institution renowned for high-quality research in a diverse range of scientific disciplines. The BBDC is one of two big data competence centers in Germany, and is fundet by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research to support the research for the intelligent use of large, heterogeneous amounts of data in Germany.