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Thomas Hirth, Michael Kaschke und Holger Hanselka (Foto: Carl Zeiss AG)
ZEISS Invests 30 Million Euros in Innovation Hub at KIT

ZEISS and KIT plan to construct joint innovation building. KIT's spin-offs are given longer-term perspective on the campus.

Two scientists look at a screen
KIT Establishes New Tenure-track Professorships

Thanks to its convincing funding concept for young researchers, KIT can establish nine additional tenure-track professorships.

Sternenhimmel mit grünen Lichtphänomenen (Foto: Pierre-Auger-Observatorium/KIT)
Ambassadors From Distant Galaxies

Scientists of the Pierre Auger Collaboration prove extragalactic origin of high-energy cosmic rays. Published in Science.

Dr. Cornelia Lee-Thedieck (Foto: Markus Breig, KIT)
Dr. Cornelia Lee-Thedieck Receives ERC Starting Grant

For her research on the development of hematological and musculoskeletal disorders, Dr. Cornelia Lee-Thedieck is awarded an ERC Starting Grant.

Forscher am KIT untersuchen Akzeptanz von Fleisch aus der Petrischale (Foto: Irina Westermann, KIT.)
Schnitzel Grown in Petri Dishes Is Accepted as an Alternative

In a study, KIT scientists show that in-vitro meat could help solving problems caused by meat consumption.

Drei springende Kinder in Winterbekleidung vor Bergen
New Fitness App Motivates Families to Do More Physical Exercise

For the "SmartFamily" study at KIT, parents and children motivate each other to adopt a healthier lifestyle via smartphone.

Driving simulator in action
Virtual Instructor for Chinese Learner Driver

Projection technology and virtual-reality hardware and software enable realistic driving exercises.

"MycoTree" strucutre consisting of of mushroom mycelium and bamboo (Photo: Carlina Teteris).
Renewable Building Materials for Cities of the Future

At the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, KIT researchers present a self-supporting structure consisting of mushroom mycelium and bamboo.

Klaus Tschira Foundation Donates Building to KIT

New building on Adenauerring donated to the state of Baden-Württemberg for use by KIT. Additionally, an institute building will be renovated.

Putting Political Parties to the Test: Do They Really Represent Their Electorate?

Researchers at KIT have run a test to evaluate the actual representativeness of political parties in the Bundestag.

Ten Years House of Competence

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the "House of Competence" will hold a conference on October 5 and 6.