The Fraunhofer institute for algorithms and scientific computing SCAI conducts development and research in the fields of numeric simulation, optimization, and bio-informatics. Projects connect inter-disciplinary methods from applied mathematics (e.g. machine learning), computer science, and software technology with natural and engineering sciences. Traditionally, the focus is on the simulation of scientific-technical and industrial applications. Customers come from industrial key sectors such as automotive, mechanical and electrical engineering, textile industry, pharmaceutical, and chemical industry.