Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Cooperation with Industry

A one-time research contract or joint development of new technologies, search for qualified staff among our graduates, transformation of latest research results into innovative business ideas, sponsoring, or donations – KIT offers you and your company a broad spectrum of contacts, platforms, and projects for collaboration. Visit our career, technology, and company events, become member of the KIT Business Club or a strategic partner. Contact us!

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Entry Point Industry

You are looking for a contact person? Our Entry Point Industry provides information on research competencies as well as on campus advertising and sponsoring or when searching for graduates. In case you or your company already have contacts to one or several institutes of KIT, you can contact them directly if you are interested in collaboration.

KIT Business Club

Companies are given broadest and easiest access to the diverse technologies of KIT by the KIT Business Club. Club members are offered a wide spectrum of services for the development of new technologies and innovative products at KIT and exclusive access to a highly active and productive network.

Strategic Partnership

Long-term, substantial, and extensive collaboration in several areas is the basis for a strategic partnership with the KIT. Collaboration with these selected companies that have been cooperating with us for a long time does not only cover research, teaching, and innovation, but also aspects like internationalization, recruiting, university marketing, or social commitment.


When looking for outstanding graduates of KIT, cooperation with “Company meets Campus“ will help you. A stand at our annual career fair, a job offer on KIT’s job platform, or an excursion of students to your company – we offer various formats and platforms for all types of recruitment, via which companies can present themselves as employers to our about 25,000 students.

Sponsoring and Advertising

Sponsor events or advertise on the campus and attract the attention of our graduates and the about 10,000 employees of KIT. Present yourself at our well-attended events, such as the Open House, which more than 30,000 guests experience every two years, or at the welcome event for several thousand student beginners.


Unsere Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler entwickeln ständig Ideen, Erfindungen, Technologien und Verfahren. Heben Sie diesen Wissensschatz und informieren Sie sich über unsere Technologie-Angebote, die auf Forschungsergebnissen, Erfindungen und Patenten des KIT beruhen. Wir freuen uns über Partner aus Wirtschaft und Industrie, die aus unseren Technologien innovative Produkte zum Nutzen unserer Gesellschaft machen.