RWTH Aachen Campus Roadshow Goes on Tour


As part of the RWTH Aachen Campus Roadshow, RWTH Aachen Campus GmbH and the City of Aachen will present the concept and strategy for the University’s new research campus. The event series, which provides information on the possibilities, services, research clusters, and participating businesses, is targeted at representatives from companies and business-oriented organizations. Currently, six events are planned, to take place in Aachen, Düsseldorf, the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion, Brussels, and at the Hannover Trade Fair.

  Thh concepts of the RWTH Aachen Research Campus will be presented both nationally and internationally Copyright: © Martin Lux Alderman Helmut Etschenberg, Mayor Marcel Philipp, Minister President Karl-Heinz Lambertz, Professor Günther Schuh, RWTH Chancellor Manfred Nettekoven.

The kick-off event in Aachen on April 22, 2013, was targeted at partners and small-to-medium enterprises in the Aachen region. Mayor Marcel Philip and Alderman Helmut Etschenberg, the patrons of the first stop of the road show, welcomed over 150 guests at the E.ON Energy Research Center, located on the new research campus.

First, Professor Günter Schuh, Managing Director of RWTH Aachen Campus GmbH, gave an overview of the opportunities for collaboration between business, industry, and the University facilitated by the research campus. Subsequently, the cluster coordinators and their industrial partners introduced the activities of the various research clusters – Logistics, Integrative Production Technology, Heavy Duty Drive Systems & Components, Photonics, Eco-Friendly Sustainable Energy, and Bio-Medical Engineering. Here, special emphasis was placed on the range of services and favorable locational conditions and factors.

Further planned stops of the RWTH Aachen Campus Roadshow

September 2013
„Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia“
for ministries, associations and companies in NRW

  • November 2013
    for companies in the Meuse-Rhine Eurregion
  • April 2014
    for nationale chambers of commerce, international companies, embassies
  • July 2014
    for members of the European Parliament / the EU Commission, EU representations, etc.
  • September 2014
    “Aachener Final“
    for companies, networks, and associations

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