Together with Wuppertal Institute, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, and the Ecological Research Network (Ecornet), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has established the “Netzwerk Reallabore der Nachhaltigkeit” (Network of Real-World Labs for Sustainability). The network understands itself as a platform of and for real-world labs that conduct research on sustainable development. The Network is open to be joined by other institutions.
www.reallabor-netzwerk.de (in German)
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 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 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.