Date: 20 December 2022By

WAITRO welcomes Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

KIT joins WAITRO as a Full Member

KIT is the only German university of excellence that combines a long university tradition with large-scale national research.

They create and impart knowledge for the society and the environment.

Being a big science institution, they take part in international competition and hold a leading position in Europe.

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KIT’s innovation efforts 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.

50 years after the foundation of Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe and 181 years after the foundation of Universität Karlsruhe, both institutions were successful in the Excellence Initiative of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Federal States 2006. Their concept for the future envisaged the unique merger of both institutions into Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). On October 1st 2009, both institutions merged into the new legal entity of KIT.

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The World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO) is a global membership-based association of research organizations, universities, and innovation stakeholders. WAITRO provides mechanisms and support for its members and partners to connect, share, inspire, and collaborate to solve global challenges and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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