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The KIT start-up auvisus develops an automatic cash register system for canteens. (Photo: Dominic Hohlbaum, KIT)
"Things to Do with AI"

New interactive video series shows KIT founders who use artificial intelligence as a tool.

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

KIT was awarded the title "University of Excellence" within the Excellence Strategy launched by the federal and state governments.

Bacterial cells (red) on a programmable composite material consisting of silica nanoparticles (yellow) and carbon nanotubes (blue) (Figure: KIT)
Programmable Nests for Cells

KIT research team develops novel composite materials from DNA, silica particles and carbon nanotubes.

The KIT research team (from left.): Michael Knapp, Sylvio Indris, Weibo Hua, Björn Schwarz (Photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
Up to 30 Percent More Capacity for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Success for materials research at KIT - an important finding on the way to the high-energy battery.

Thomas Neumann, responsible at KIT for the topic of start-ups and holdings, received the certificate for KIT; left in picture: Dr. Sabine Hepperle from BMWi. (Photo: Bildkraftwerk)
KIT and Partners Launch Global Horizon Program

Together with regional partners, KIT establishes a network for the internationalization of start-up support.

acatech Welcomes New Members from KIT

Among the newly elected members are Professors Thomas Zwick, Peter Gumbsch and Frank Gauterin.

Dr. Kathrin Valerius is an astroparticle physicist and heads a junior research group at KIT's Karlsruhe Tritium Neutrino Experiment "KATRIN". (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
KIT Physicist Ranked in the "Top 40 under 40"

Capital business magazine ranks Kathrin Valerius among the “Young Elite 2019” in the category of “Science and Society.”

Horst Hahn elected NAI Fellow

Director of the Institute of Nanotechnology receives award from the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Visualization of the planned building InformatiKOM 1 (Copyright: Bernhardt + Partner Architekten PartG mbB, Darmstadt)
Computer Science and Communication under One Roof

Groundbreaking ceremony in spring 2020 – Klaus Tschira Foundation funds two new buildings for the KIT.

Particularly safe and efficient: The new lithium-ion battery storage system in the Energy Lab 2.0 is suitable as a quarter storage system for local grid stabilization (Photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
Optimized Energy Storage

KIT develops low-cost energy storage systems suited for series production and use in a flexible power grid.

Visiting KIT at the Intelligent Robot ARMAR-6 (from left to right): Tamim Asfour, KIT, Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann, Federal Chairman of the Green Party Robert Habeck, Vice President of KIT Thomas Hirth (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT )
Kretschmann and Habeck at KIT

Robotics and artificial intelligence: Scientists presented their current research.