The KIT Venture Fest on Tuesday, July 01, 2014, will be organized by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) for all persons, who are interested in establishing a company or who wish to inform themselves about entrepreneurship at KIT. From 10 to 22 hrs, seminars, workshops, network meetings, open spaces, visits, and startup pitches will take place on Campus South and Campus North. The Venture Fest is aimed at bringing together founders and people interested in establishing an own enterprise, exchanging experience, and further strengthening entrepreneurial culture at KIT. Representatives of the media are cordially invited.
Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 24,400 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.