Press Release 175/2017

KIT and BASF Intensify Joint Research

KIT and the Industrial Company Plan to Cooperate in Academic Education, Innovation, and the Recruitment of Qualified Staff
Dr. Martin Brudermüller, Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer of BASF, and Professor Holger Hanselka, President of KIT.  (Photo: Dölger, BASF)
Dr. Martin Brudermüller, Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer of BASF, and Professor Holger Hanselka, President of KIT. (Photo: Dölger, BASF)

Sustainable and reliable development of future mobility and energy use is a challenge faced by mankind. Science and technology can help master this challenge. To produce and communicate knowledge in this and other areas, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and BASF enter a strategic partnership. The corresponding agreement was signed on Thursday, November 30, in Karlsruhe.

 

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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.

mex, 04.12.2017
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