05/10/12

Würth Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary - The Würth Foundation presents its funding activities in the area of research and science at Reinhold-Würth College

Künzelsau. The Würth Foundation invited students and the interested general public to Reinhold-Würth College in Künzelsau on Thursday, 04 October within the framework of its celebrations marking its 25th anniversary.That day, the main focus was on topics all around research and science. One example of this funding area is the Markus Würth Endowed Professorship for Pediatric Neuro-Orthopedics and Cerebral Palsy and the Trust for the Promotion of Reinhold-Würth College, founded in 2005, where the Würth Foundation acts as the trustee and manages the trust capital of EUR 10 million.

The visitors had the opportunity to get an idea of the funding activities and the campus of Reinhold-Würth College. Tours around the campus with students of the college on different topics such as energy and climate technology offered a glimpse into the projects and degree courses. In addition, the visiting students and guests had the opportunity to sit in mock lectures and visit the different labs.

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ernst, dean of Reinhold-Würth College, welcomed the guests. In his address, Jürgen Walter, Undersecretary in the Ministry for Science, Research and Art Baden-Württemberg, stressed the importance of colleges and universities: "Universities are the future labs of our society. They offer solutions for one of the main challenges of the future: the transition towards a sustainable society. Reinhold-Würth College and the degree courses of Energy Management and Energy Ecology are a perfect example of this." Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group's Family Trusts, directly addressed the students present in his address: "Thanks to the support of the Trust for the Promotion of Reinhold-Würth College, students will find ideal conditions here. So get enrolled right after you have graduated from school."

During the round of talks "Celebs at Reinhold-Würth College", radio host Matthias Holtmann welcomed former lecturers comedian Christoph Sonntag and Hartmut Engler, lead singer of German band PUR.

Würth Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary Würth Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary

Würth Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary

Würth Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary Würth Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary

Würth Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary