Due to its research and teaching at the interface of engineering and natural sciences, the KIT Department of Chemical and Process Engineering is predestined for the realization of innovation as the third pillar of the KIT mission.

The main contribution are our graduates with their broad education which enables them to work in an independent, innovative and knowledge-based manner.

Another specific feature of our KIT Department with great importance for innovation is the close cooperation with the industry in third-party projects that are funded by the industry itself or by the public sector.

However, the innovation-driving activities of the KIT Department of Chemical and Process Engineering go far beyond these fundamental aspects. Examples and evidence are successful spin-offs and numerous innovation awards.

NEO2023: Audience award for electrically conductive adhesive

Katrin Dyhr and Prof. Norbert Willenbacher were nominated for the NEO2023, the innovation award of the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion (5 finalists out of 53 applications) for the development of an electrically conductive adhesive with a particularly low silver content.

They received the audience award for their pitch at the award ceremony on 30.11.23 at agilent in Waldbronn.

Take a look at the exciting video. There you can find out more about the resource-saving adhesive!