8th Competition "Auf IT gebaut"

Auf IT gebaut
Munich, Germany – January 13, 2009    The academic prizes of the annual competition "Auf IT gebaut" have been awarded on January 13, 2009. The term "Auf IT gebaut" stands for "Building with IT"; the competition is organized by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. Accordingly, the awards of this competition are bestowed for outstanding IT applications in the field of civil engineering. In particular, novel IT solutions of young people (scientists, students – and also apprentices) from German universities and companies are addressed. A key objective is to set on the young people’s talents and to integrate their solutions into the daily practice of companies in the construction sector. By that, promotion and support of the modernization of German economy focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises is intended. The ceremony was held at the Munich Trade Fair Center within the scope of the "BAU 2009", which is Europe’s most important trade fair for architecture, materials and systems (212,035 visitors and 1,920 exhibitors from 43 countries in 2009).
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