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As a central service unit, we support the successful implementation of KIT's research strategy.To this end, we actively inform, advise, and accompany science and management in the acquisition of research funds and in the coordination of research projects.

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Research at KIT

Would you like to learn more about the framework conditions and opportunities for research at KIT? You will find an overview



Two ERC Advanced Grants for Scientists of KIT

Double success for KIT: In its 2021 awarding round, the European Research Council (ERC) has decided to award an Advanced Grant each to computer scientist Mehdi Tahoori and physicist Alexey Ustinov. For their research projects in the areas of technical informatics and quantum physics, the renowned scientists will receive funding in the amount of about 2.5 million and 2.7 million euros, respectively, over the next five years.

Press release KIT
Hydrogen Technologies: KIT Is Involved in All Three German Lead Projects

Scientists of KIT work on the further development of the required technologies in the three lead projects: H₂Mare studies possibilities to directly produce hydrogen and its derivates at sea with the help of wind energy plants. In TransHyDE, the partners develop, evaluate, and demonstrate hydrogen-based technologies and solutions for hydrogen transportation. H₂Giga studies series production of water electrolyzers, i.e. plants for hydrogen generation with electric power.

Press release KIT
Two new ERC Starting Grants

The European Research Council (ERC) supports excellent project ideas from Prof. Johannes Brumm and Jun.-Prof. Matti Schneider with up to 1.5 million euro each.

Press release KIT
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize for Almut Arneth

The most prestigious German research award worth 2.5 million euros goes to KIT’s ecosystem researcher Almut Arneth.

Press release KIT (in German)