FAU is a pioneering research university with an international perspective and one of the largest universities in Germany, with 39,780 students, 265 degree programmes, 4,000 academic staff (including over 579 professors), near 200 million € third-party funding, and 500 partnerships with universities all over the world. Teaching at the University is closely linked
Fahrenheit GmbH is based in Germany, with headquarters in Munich and manufacturing plant in Halle with 33 employees in total. Fahrenheit is the leading developer and manufacturer in the adsorption technology industry. The company is wellknown for its professional, complete solutions in the field of thermal chillers, proved by its numerous recognitions and awards.
AkoTec is an SME founded in 2008. The company develops and manufactures one of the most efficient full vacuum tube collectors worldwide, proved by its Solar Keymark specifications. The collectors are applied for private use, such as for domestic water heating and heating support, as well as for industrial use, such as for solar cooling and process heat up to 110 °C. Akotec is based on the high expertise of its CEO, who has over 30 years of experience with solar thermal products and system concepts, ensuring continuous development and high quality products.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is a higher education and research organisation with about 9,500 employees, 26,000 students. It bundles the missions of a university of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and of a large-scale research institution of the Helmholtz Association. Within these missions, KIT is operating along the three strategic fields of action of research, teaching, and innovation. In establishing innovative research structures, the KIT is pursuing joint strategies and visions.