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The engineers at KIT want to optimize the production of components in order to improve their properties and save resources. (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
Optimized Production for Better Components

KIT production engineers explore new manufacturing processes that save resources.

The KIT in the excellence strategy (photo: Sandra Göttisheim, KIT)
The KIT in the Excellence Strategy

KIT has successfully acquired two “Clusters of Excellence” within the Excellence Strategy launched by the federal and state governments.

Wolfgang Wernsdorfer (Photo: Sandra Göttisheim, KIT)
Leibniz Prize for KIT Scientist

Wolfgang Wernsdorfer is granted most important research prize in Germany.

Winner and Jury of the Lothar-Späth-Award 2018 - in the middle the INERATEC-Team (Photo: Wolfang List)
INERATEC Wins first Lothar-Späth-Award

KIT spinoff receives the innovation award for a reactor technology fitting in a container.

Boxberg coal-fired power plant in Lusatia: KIT researchers measured up to 85,000 particles per cubic centimetre in the plume  at a distance of 20 kilometres (Photo: Wolfgang Junkermann, KIT)
Power Plants Generate more Ultrafine Dust than Traffic

KIT researchers prove that filter systems are the largest sources of ultrafine particles worldwide.

Christian Wegmann and Eric Schweitzer, DIHK president (photo: DIHK / Jens Schicke).
KIT Trainee is National Winner

Software developer Christian Wegmann was honored at the ceremony in Berlin.

Dust Transport across the Atlantic Ocean

Are large particles underestimated in climate models so far?

Against Xenophobia

TU9 universities stand for cosmopolitanism, respect, and tolerance.

Biocatalyst: Two different proteins, comparable to a two-component adhesive, automatically combine to form a hydrogel. (Graphic: Theo Peschke, KIT)
Biological Production of Industrial Raw Materials

KIT chemists develop new biocatalytic material for the "green" production of value-added chemicals.

Microcomputer tomography (µCT) makes the product structure visible. (Fig.: Patrick Wittek, KIT)
Plant Proteins for Meat Lovers

Optimization of meat substitutes - Researchers at KIT and TU Berlin investigate the manufacturing process.

Video Message From Outer Space

Alexander Gerst, alumnus of KIT, greets students and employees of KIT in a video message.