MLSS 2018 Sponsors

We are very grateful to the corporate sponsorship of the machine learning summer school which contributes to the successful outcome of this event. We appreciate your support and participation. As a consequence of this support we will be able to provide a limited amount of travel stipends and free registration fees to students attending the event. The complete list of corporate sponsors is descrbied below with the associated level of sponsorship.


At Microsoft, we aim to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We care deeply about having a global perspective and making a difference in lives and organizations in all corners of the planet. This involves playing a small part in the most fundamental of human activities: Creating tools that enable each of us along our journey to become something more. Our mission is grounded in both the world in which we live and the future we strive to create. Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and we aim to enable our customers to thrive in this world.
BBVA Data and Analytics is a center of excellence in financial data analysis. We are data scientists, technologists, domain experts, strategy practitioners, and visual design thinkers. Along with Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) business areas and a network of other leading-edge institutions we transform Big Data into financial intelligence for large institutions as well as smaller companies and individuals that in the past had not access to such advantages. has developed the world's first principled AI platform for generalised decision-making. Our world-class researchers and engineers take AI beyond black boxes to a platform that is interpretable and controllable. It learns autonomously and makes decisions in order to achieve goals in high-dimensional, dynamic systems like financial markets, smart cities, online games and logistics.
AI that moves the world. Uber’s mission is to make transportation as reliable as running water—everywhere, for everyone. At AI Labs, we drive this mission by developing cutting-edge machine learning algorithms that extend the state of the art. By blending a wide variety of approaches across the field, we deliver innovation to application.


Instituto de Ingeniería del Conocimiento (IIC) is a private R&D+i institution, pioneering in artificial intelligence, dedicated to extracting knowledge on the basis of high volumes of heterogeneous data (Big Data). After more than 25-year experience on the market, we are offering a set of quality tools and also offer customized solutions and services using the most advanced analytical techniques in Big Data and algorithm engineering to turn data from companies into value and thus optimize, redeem and make decision making processes more dynamic. IIC team is integrated by highly qualified professionals who give a good service to our clients: psychologists, psychometricians, linguists, mathematicians, physicians, information technicians and engineers expert in their areas and specialized in creating Data Analysis models and technologies.
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. The world's brightest technology minds come to to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers, sellers and developers.


Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) is a Spanish public university established in 1968. Throughout its history, UAM has been one of Spain's most prominent higher education institutions, being ranked first amongst Spanish universities. In the rankings on education, UAM has positioned itself as one of the best young universities in the world (it is the Spanish university best placed in the 2018 edition of the QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking, and the third best positioned in Europe), with an outstanding international projection in the field of research.