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.