Application-oriented projects of the BWPLUS environmental research program, in three of which KIT participates, will be in the focus of the 14th “Status Colloquium on Environmental Research in Baden-Württemberg” on February 29, 2012 at the Center for Advanced Technological and Environmental Training (FTU) on KIT Campus North. The Colloquium is organized on behalf of the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector by the Project Management Agency Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg Research Programs (PTKA-BWP), within Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Journalists and the interested public are cordially invited.
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 9,600 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 23,300 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.