Hochschule Karlsruhe Hochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences
Hochschule Karlsruhe Hochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences
Forschungsunterstützung an der HKA

Center of Applied Research


The Center of Applied Research (CAR) supports you from the proposal support to the final report of your research projects and helps with the marketing of your developments. At the university, we act as a service facility for the university's scientific institutes.


  • Accompanying applications to public funding bodies
  • Advising on industrial cooperations

Project management

  • Administrative monitoring of the projects
  • Project controlling


  • Support for the recruitment of Hiwis
  • Databases

Procurement management

  • Triggering purchase orders using SAP SRM
  • Receiving and issuing goods


  • Support in personnel search
  • Personnel support

Financial management

  • Invoicing for third-party funded projects
  • Payment of invoices


  • Contact with TLB for patent application
  • Specialised for application for EXIST start-up grants

Research funding

  • Info on funding programmes and calls for proposals
  • Providing important links and databases, such as ELFI and FIT

Quality assurance in the application process

  • Read applications for consistency
  • Feedback

Research Information Database

  • Maintenance of the FIS of the HKA
  • Reporting obligations to funders

Related Links

The following links can provide initial guidance in the search for a suitable funding programme.

Funding databases


Each project has a project manager assigned to it as a first point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have.