International Affairs

Visit of the Soochow University Delegation to the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

On July 9, 2018, the KIT was visited by a three-member delegation from Soochow University under the direction of Vice President Prof. Dr. med. LU Jianmei. The purpose of the visit was to understand the transformation of scientific research into commercial revenue at KIT and to develop potential for collaboration in this area.

After a short opening speech, Dr. Rainer Körber, Innovation Manager at KIT, presented the service unit “Innovation and Relationship Management” with the topic "Technology Transfer". Subsequently, Vice President Prof. Dr. LU reported on the state of technology transfer and commercialization of Soochow University. In the afternoon, the delegation visited the Institute of Nanotechnology (INT). PD. Dr. Dr. Michael Hirtz received the delegation and showed the labs of the institute. Finally, the delegation visited the Institute of Process Engineering in Life Sciences.

Within the "StratP China" program, Soochow University is an important partner of KIT. Both sides are looking forward to further cooperation especially in the field of technology transfer.