Become a member

There are many advantages to being a member of the German AI Association!

We are the largest AI network in Germany

You can network with other AI companies and exchange ideas with like-minded people in over 10 working groups.

You can find potential customers and meet investors from our partner network.

We have concentrated knowledge

You can share your challenges with our community, get tips and learn from the experiences of our members.

In our Slack channel, you can stay up to date on the most important current political and economic developments.

We give you visibility

You will be listed in our member database & benefit from the association’s reach.

You can display the logo of the KI-Bundesverband on your website & show that your AI technology has a quality standard.

You’ll hear about current events and pitching opportunities.

We give you a political voice

You benefit from our political representation of interests in the federal and regional governments.

You are entitled to vote at our general meetings and can influence our focus topics, objectives and staffing.

Who can become a member?

AI Company

Becoming a member is open to companies whose focus is the development and application of artificial intelligence or data analytics.

We understand artificial intelligence as the automation of intelligent behavior. For us, the term AI includes technologies such as machine learning, deep learning, computer vision and natural language processing (NLP).

The head office of the company must be in Germany.

Who can become a partner?

Established companies

Companies that have an interest in AI innovation and want access to our community or the trends of our time can become supporting partners of the association.


Here you can find more information about the partnership.

AI Experts

In exceptional cases, personalities from science, society and politics who have rendered outstanding services to the promotion of artificial intelligence may become members.


Investors who have a track record of investing in AI companies and focus on AI technology.

How much does membership cost?

AI Company

1-4 employees: 100 Euro 

5-19 employees: 300 Euro 

From 20 employees: 450 Euro

AI Experts

100 € / year


Over € 1 billion annual turnover: € 20,000 / year

0.1 – 1 billion € annual turnover: 10.000 € / year

Under €100 million annual turnover: €5,000 / year


Participation in the KI Bundesverband is free of charge for investors.

Any questions about membership?

If you still have questions, please contact

Click here to go directly to the application forms for members.