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Questions and Answers Relating to the Corona Virus

KIT is prepared and capable of acting. Updated FAQ: Deadlines for Stundents / Master's Preference / Special Leave for Childcare (as of May 28, 2020)

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Corona Pandemic: Research and Support Activities at KIT

KIT supports efforts to manage the Corona crisis by research and material contributions and scientific and technical services.

The Schwarzwaldhalle of the Messe Karlsruhe offers space for up to 249 examinees at the same time while maintaining the safety distance (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
At KIT Written Exams Are Being Held Again

Cooperation with the Messe Karlsruhe enables large groups of students to make up for postponed attendance examinations.

Die Messflugzeuge HALO und Falcon auf dem Rollfeld (Foto: DLR)
Pollutant Concentration during the Corona Pandemic

The BLUESKY project investigates the effects that the shutdown of social and economic life has on the atmosphere.

The technology of the KIT start-up heliopas.ai helps farmers with artificial intelligence to make the right decisions - whether in irrigation, fertilization, or plant protection (installation: Dominic Hohlbaum).
Saving Water with AI in Agriculture

The KIT start-up heliopas.ai helps farmers to irrigate their fields more efficiently with the smartphone app "Waterfox

KIT Involved in New SFB/Transregio

The German Research Foundation is establishing ten new Collaborative Research Centres. KIT is involved in one of them.

n the model plant Arabidopsis, chromosomes were reassembled for the first time with the help of the protein Cas9. (Figure: Angelina Schindele, KIT)
New Technology for Genome Modification

CRISPR/Cas revolutionizes plant breeding through targeted combination of traits.

Security in Email Traffic in Times of the Corona Crisis

The research group SECUSO of the KIT updates its add-on TORPEDO. It helps to detect fraudulent messages related to SARS-CoV-2.

Using an experimental tank, KIT scientists have investigated the effects of different environmental conditions on textile membrane storage systems. (Photo: Rosemarie Wagner, KIT)
New Solutions for Textile Biogas Storage Systems

KIT researchers have used a test facility to investigate how textile storage tanks for biogas can be improved

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Ethics Label for AI Technologies

The ethics label is visually similar to the energy efficiency label for electronic devices.

As of 2021, the Karlsruhe supercomputer (HoreKa) will be used to understand highly complex systems in many research areas. (Graphics: SCC/KIT)
KIT Procures New Supercomputer

“HoreKa” Hybrid System Expected to Be Among Ten Most Powerful Computers in Europe in 2021