Press Release 072/2023

Germany’s Best Young Talents in Informatics Found

Final of the Federal Informatics Competition at KIT
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The best five young IT talents from Germany: Philip Gilde, Raphael Gaedtke, Chuyang Wang, Finn Rudolph, and Selma Hübner (from left to right) won the final of the Federal Informatics Competition at KIT. (Photo: Sandra Göttisheim, KIT)

They solved complex problems, convinced in conversations with experts, and proved to be team players. Now, Germany’s five best IT talents have been found. The winners of the 41st Federal Informatics Competition were honored at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on September 15th. During two days, 26 finalists competed in Karlsruhe.


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.

mex, 15.09.2023

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