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At KIT, scientists conduct research for climate-friendly mobility. (collage: IFKM/KIT)
Rethinking Fuels

State Government, KIT and industry agree on project as an alternative to fossil fuels.

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

With four full proposals, the KIT is in the final round of the funding line “Clusters of Excellence.”

The camouflage effect (left) makes pedestrians invisible to drivers despite good lighting. Intelligent networked car and street lighting can cancel the effect (right) and increase safety. (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
Networked Lighting: Away with the Blind Spot

Smart interconnection of car and street lighting is to make road traffic safer.

Polycrystalline CVD diamond discs for window systems in fusion reactors and gyrotrons (photo: Tanja Meißner, KIT)
Diamond - an Indispensable Material in Fusion Technology

KIT researchers develop window units with diamond disks for fusion reactors.

INERATEC, a spin-off of the KIT, builds chemical reactors that are so compact that the entire plant fits completely assembled into a ship container. (photo: Hauser, INERATEC)
Renewable Fuel from the Sewage Treatment Plant

Pilot plant near Barcelona produces synthetic natural gas from renewable electricity and carbon dioxide.

High-performance computer FORHLR II of the KIT (photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
New Supercomputer Planned

Cutting-edge research produces more and more data, so the future computer system must be up to three times more powerful than it is today.

Statement on "Predatory Publishers"

KIT supports the basic principles of quality-assured scientific publications.

“Shanghai” Ranking: Top Results for KIT

KIT among the 100 top universities worldwide in 13 subjects – stronghold in Engineering Sciences.

Annual Meeting of the KIT Climate and Environment Center

Sparkasse Environmental Awards Ceremony - Keynote Lecture on "Living at Interfaces".

Mathematics of Wave Phenomena

Collaborative Research Center hosts international conference at KIT.

The new sports facilities of the Institute of Sports and Sports Science (photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
Opening of the New Outdoor Sports Facilities

Modernized tennis courts and other sports facilities - Inauguration with Mayor Martin Lenz.