Academic Partnership Program
We engage with the academic community to tap into new talent, outside perspectives, and technology trends, with a clear potential impact for SAP solutions and our customers.
How we engage
Research Sponsorship - Examples
Automated Speech Recognition
SAP invests in the analysis of speech data and the exploration of diarization algorithms that meet the requirements of common enterprise use cases.
SAP invests in graduate research to explore concepts for self-optimizing database management systems that bear potential to improve system efficiency and reduce costs.
SAP co-finances research in wearable computing to explore the combination of smart materials and digital technologies.
SAP funds fundamental research in quantum computing to gain understanding of the capabilities and how it could address problems of interest to SAP.
Future User Experience
SAP promotes the exploration of new interaction design pattern and aesthetic paradigms for the visualization of complex data sets in a special environment.
SAP sponsors work in the field of deep learning for natural language generation to improve text creation of chatbots using generative adversarial networks.