Digital Research Institute
Founded in 2016, Digital Research Institute focuses on innovation in digitalization transformation and AI technology for smart energy, smart city and health & lifestyle. Recently, it has conducted fundamental research and industry practices on collaborative learning technology, which incentivizes participants to build high performance AI models through secure model aggregation, without compromising data sovereignty and privacy. The research and development efforts have been fruitful, with hundreds of patents filed and pending. Many of the technologies have been implemented and verified in real use cases including integrated energy system forecasting and optimization, equipment predictive maintenance, risk detection and safety management.
Digital Research Institute has outstanding professional research team, and the core team includes former technical leaders from IBM, Google, Alibaba, Intel, Microsoft Research Institute, A*STAR Singapore and etc. The institute has established corresponding research and development centres in Beijing, Langfang, and Silicon Valley, and has conducted in-depth cooperation with well-known universities research institutes, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tsinghua University and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, in the fields of digital energy, big data and AI.