Press Release 090/2012

KIT at the “Woche der Umwelt” in Berlin

Seven Environmental and Nature Protection Projects Exhibited at the Federal President’s Office
KIT bei der Woche der Umwelt in Berlin
The park of Bellevue Palace is used as an exhibition area during the 4th “Week of the Environment“ on June 5 and 6. (Photo: DBU)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is one of 200 exhibitors presenting their innovations relating to environmental and nature protection in the park of Bellevue Palace on the invitation of Federal President Joachim Gauck and the German Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU, German Foundation for the Environment). KIT will present examples of atmosphere and sustainability research, biomechanics, working machines with a low fuel consumption, energy-optimized buildings, biofuel of the second generation, and efficient thermal engines.




Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 10,000 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,800 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

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Margarete Lehné
Chief Press Officer (acting)
Phone: +49 721 608-41105
Fax: +49 721 608-43658
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Margarete Lehné
Press Officer
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Fax: +49 721 608-41157
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