etami stands for Ethical and Trustworthy Artificial and Machine Intelligence. By translating European and global principles for ethical AI into actionable and measurable guidelines, tools and methods, etami supports and promotes trustworthy and ethical design, development, and deployment of AI systems. We create quality in your AI.


etami started working in 2019 on quality standards and conformity assessment for AI software. As an initiative of the Machine Learning Research Lab of Volkswagen Group in Munich, it gathered 17 multinationals and universities to jointly develop excellence in AI methods. In 2022, etami joined BDVA and is hosted as a Task Force since.

the open guidebook

The open guidebook represents a window towards etami's activities around creating actionable guidelines on legal, trustworthy, and ethical Artificial Intelligence, by laying down tools and approaches towards documentation, testing, security, transparency, …

lecture series

etami's series of online lectures aims to serve as a platform for exchange, discussion and welcomes diverse opinions on different legal topics related to AI, such as legal requirements for explanation of decision, GPDR in context of machine learning or data regulation.
Check out our upcoming events or view the recordings of the past events.

frequently asked questions

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions, such as:

  • What is Artifical Intelligence (AI)?
  • What makes etami special?
  • How does etami operate?
  • Why should I become etami partner?