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MPA Karlsruhe

KIT-Campus Süd

Gotthard-Franz-Str. 2/3
Geb. 50.32 / Geb. 50.31
D-76131 Karlsruhe              

Tel.: +49 (0) 721 608-42277
Fax: +49 (0) 721 608-47796

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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
MPA Karlsruhe
Gotthard-Franz-Str. 3
76131 Karlsruhe   

Implenia Award 2019

We congratulate Mrs. Julia Sonntag on her 2nd place at this year's Implenia Award in the category "Structural Engineering".
The title of her work is
"Experimental investigation of the influence of specimen preparation and test procedure on the chloride migration coefficient of concrete".


The second issue of the employee magazine KIT-Dialog reports about the carpool benches produced at the MPA Karlsruhe.

Extract KIT dialog 2.2019




It all depends on the beat...

Newspaper article BNN, 3.9.19

The Materials Testing and Research Institute (MPA Karlsruhe) is an institution of the department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).



The MPA Karlsruhe is an independent approved testing laboratory, inspection body and certification body (Number of the body: BWU01) for construction products covered or not covered by technical specifications in accordance with the German law “Landesbauordnungen” (LBO). In Addition it is an independent approved testing laboratory and inspection body in accordance with the German laws for road and high way construction and accompanying civil engineering structures RAP-Stra, ZTV-SIB and ZTV-Riss.  

Furthermore MPA Karlsruhe is an independent notified testing laboratory and product certification body (Number of the NB: 0754) in accordance with European law Construction Products Regulation (CPR).

MPA Karlsruhe is also working in research and development for public and private costumers.

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