Past News and Events

You want to get to know us? From conferences to hackathons we host a range of inspiring events throughout the year. Meet like-minded people, have fun and turn ideas into innovations together. Subscribe to our mailing list, if you want to get informed on upcoming events.


BWCon Hightech Summit
Oct. 1st 2020

BWCon Hightech Summit

On October 1st,we are hosting one event of high-tech summit Baden-Württemberg, organized by BWCon. The high-tech summit 2020, will be held as a hybrid event, combining several locations in Baden-Württemberg. The ZEISS Innovation Hub @ KIT as one of the locations, will be hosting the presentation of the CyberOne Hightech Award for High-Tech start-ups in Baden-Württemberg.


Sept. 25th 2020

ZEISS Innovators Meet-up @ KIT

Meet other innovation enthusiasts, students, entrepreneurs and industry leaders and network in an informal atmosphere with pretzels and beer.

This time, Ralph Henn, PhD Student in the group of Prof. Terzidis, Institute of Entrepreneurship, Technology-Management and Innovation (EnTechnon), will give an overview on his research about Karlsruhe as an example of an entrepreneurial ecosystem. Ralph is interested and experienced in the entrepreneurship and start-up culture since his undergrad studies, gaining experience as a start-up consultant at the Pioniergarage.


July 23rd 2020

Imagine – the Future of Microrobotics

Themed “Imagine – the future of Microrobotics”, we organized our first Hub conference in 2020, six speakers from academia, startups and ZEISS were giving interesting insights and trends towards applications and technology trends in the field of Micro-Robotics.  

Thank you Prof. Peer Fischer (MPI for intelligent systems), Joachim Hartjes (ZEISS), Christian Marzi (KIT), Hinnerk Oßmer (Memetis), Peter Andrews (ZEISS); Mathias Bach (PI) for the interesting and insightful talks.


July 1st 2020

The Hub Team is growing – Scantinel joined us

Scantinel Photonics is a Spin-off of the ZEISS Group. Their technology relies on coherent (FMCW) LiDAR to generate three-dimensional images of the environment, to generate a base for reliable autonomous navigation.


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