• Sourcebook Electromobility

    Baden-Württemberg and the Stuttgart Region play a leading role in the field of electromobility in Germany and Europe. The Sourcebook Elektromobility gives a detail-rich overview of the various activities in this area in southwest-Germany and allows for search functions by full-text, organization type or category.


Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Cost benefi ts through the KIT research lab

Contact person

Ansprechpartner Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Dr. Andreas Gutsch
Kaiserstrasse 12
76131 Karlsruhe
Phone: +49 721 608 26844
Fax: +49 721 608 28284

Organization type

Science & Innovation


training and development, research institutes , universities

new production metHods for improved batteries and drives

At the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), more than 250 researchers work in 26 institutes in the battery research and electric mobility area. Within the Competence E project, KIT bundles all its activities regarding the storage of electrical energy for mobile and stationary applications. The project targets the implementation of a systematic development concept with respect to economically promising products and production methods. Its integrated approach begins at the molecule and continues with the battery and electric motor (with power electronics) to end with a fully functioning electric drive system. At the same time, new production methods for the cost-efficient pro-duction of these batteries and e-drives are being developed and presented by means of prototyping. For this, KIT built the first freely accessible "research factory" to close existing gaps in the innovation and value-adding chain. In addition, KIT`s mobility systems division merges and bundles comprehensive competencies in the field of mobility research at KIT, to gain new ideas and inspiration for land-based mobility, for the future transportation of people and goods. Researching electric drive and storage concepts is a major focus.