In accordance with the State Postgraduate Scholarship Funding Act (LGFG), in 2016, Ulm University and Ulm University of Applied Sciences are awarding 12 scholarships to help highly-qualified young science talent prepare for doctoral degrees. Scholarships will be granted for 12 doctoral projects, initially for one year, starting – if possible – on October 1, 2016. There will be the option of a two-year extension (i.e. the standard funding term is 3 years). Together, the twelve doctoral projects
aim to closely link the four fundamental pillars of cognitive computing – (i) perception, (ii) planning & reasoning, (iii) learning and (iv) interaction. Application areas are service robotics, industry 4.0, decentralised logistics and adaptive process management systems.