KTUR Project closing Event

After almost three years, the Interreg project KTUR – “Knowledge Transfer Upper Rhine” is coming to an end. On September 22, 2022, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., the project partners will present the results of the various project measures that were tested and implemented to promote knowledge and technology transfer in the Upper Rhine region.

The hybrid event will take place in the Tulla lecture hall and lobby (building 11.40) on the southern campus of the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT). You can also participate online as the event will be broadcasted live. 

The language of the event is English. 

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2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Opening and welcome Tulla lecture hall

  • Welcome speech by Prof. Thomas Hirth, Vice-President for Transfer and International Affairs, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Greeting Dr. Hans Reiter, Ministerial Director in the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg
  • Greeting Irène Weiss, Regional Councillor and Vice President of the Higher Education, Research and Innovation Commission for the Region Grand Est
  • Greeting Dr. Ariane Bürgin, Head of the Higher Education Division in the Department of Education of the Canton of Basel-Stadt
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Panel discussion: How has the project KTUR helped to bring research and industry closer together and build a trinational innovation network in the Upper Rhine region?

  • Dagmar Vössing, Head of Technology Transfer, KIT
  • Dr. Alessandro Mazzetti, Team Lead & Innovation Collaborations, Innovation Office, University of Basel
  • Prof. Martin Haimerl, Scientific Director Innovation and Research Center Tuttlingen of Furtwangen University (IFC)
  • Prof. Franz Quint, Prorector for Research, Cooperation and Quality Management, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
  • Dr. Frauke Lorenzen, KTUR Project Manager, Founder’s Office, University of Freiburg
  • Prof. Michel de Mathelin, Senior Vice President and Vice President for Socio-Economic Relations and Transfer, University of Strasbourg
4:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Closing and outlook

  • Prof. Dr Michel de Mathelin, University of Strasbourg
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Hirth, KIT