Welcome to the IIP


Prof. Dr. Wolf Fichtner


Prof. Dr. Frank Schultmann

Deputy Director DFIU

Dr. Daniel Sloot

Institute for Industrial Production (IIP)


Campus West, building 06.33 
Hertzstr. 16
76187 Karlsruhe

+49 721 608-44460
   (Energy Economics)
+49 721 608-44569
   (Industrial Production and Logistics)

Fax: +49 721 608-44682
E-Mail: Secretariat


Chairs at the IIP



Current information

Current information of KIT on the coronavirus can be found on the KIT homepage.  

Research network meeting energy system analysis of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action


On 8.11. and 9.11.2022, Julius Beranek, Florian Zimmermann and Emil Kraft, on behalf of IIP, took part in the research network meeting of the BMWK in Berlin. In addition to poster contributions to the funded projects VerSEAS, Vermeer and SEDOS, those mentioned above, together with the University of Duisburg-Essen (Chair Prof. Weber) and the TU Dresden (Chair Prof. Möst), steered a workshop on the topic "Analysis and Evaluation of Security of Supply" for the event. Among others, Mirjam König (TransnetBW) gave an impulse on experiences and insights from her work as head of the stress test this summer. Many thanks to all those involved and participants for the smooth organization and insightful discussions.

Security of supply workshop successfully hosted

On 26 September 2022, a workshop about the security of supply took place at the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart, as part of the VerSEAS research project. Exciting lectures from politics, business and science, which gave insights into the actor-specific positions, and served as a starting point for the discussions, were followed by about 80 participants. The presentations can be downloaded here

Lectures for the EEM

The 18th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM) took place from 13-15 September 2022, organized by the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. Mr. Florian Zimmermann gave there a lecture entitled  "Modeling the Dispatch of Electrolyzers Using Agent-based Electricity Market Simulation".

Lectures for the OR 2022

During the OR conference OR2022 from 06.-09.09.2022, Mr. Niklas Braun (IIP) gave a lecture entitled "Optimization of the logistical planning of Deconstruction of Nuclear Power Plants" and Mr. Florian Kaiser (IIP) the lecture "Cyberattacks as a Markov Decision Problem".

Bridge PreisverleihungKIT IIP
Sustainability Award 2022 of IIP-Bridge r.a. for Master's and Bachelor's Theses

During the summer association meeting of IIP-Bridge on 21.07.2022, the IIP-Bridge science prizes were awarded. Mr. Patrick Jochem, Head of Department at the German Aerospace Center, gave a keynote note at the beginning. Subsequently, the prizes went to Kathrin Gläser for her master thesis "Optimal allocation planning of hydrogen electrolysis in the energy system of the future with high shares of renewable energies",
as well as to Simon Bächle for his master thesis "Analysis and modeling of marketing options and revenue potentials for virtual power plants using the example of small-scale run-of-river power plants".For the physical well-being was provided in the best way.

Supply Security Workshop - Germany 2050

We cordially invite you to discuss the latest issues of this controversial topic with various stakeholders from politics, business and science as part of the supply security workshop in Stuttgart.
Where: Haus der Wirtschaft, Willi-Bleicher-Str. 19, 70174 Stuttgart
When: September 26th, 2022
Participation is free of charge. To register, please send an e-mail to info@esa2.eu with the following information: Subject: Registration Workshop Security of Supply; Surname, first name, institution.
For more details, please click here.

PhD Seminar in Bad Herrenalb July 14-15, 2022

Both chairs of the IIP were at the "Haus der Kirche" in Bad Herrenalb for a seminar with a total of 45 participants (and 2 connected online).
After many interesting presentations by the participants throughout the day, there was a small recreational program on the first evening: a short hike to the viewing platform "Falkenstein", where the group photo was taken. It had a beautiful view over Bad Herrenalb. On the way back some games like soccer, frisbee or spikeball were played in the city park in the center of Bad Herrenalb. The next morning the seminar ended with more contributions from the participants. Between the presentations there was no lack of pretzelbreakfasts, lunch or coffee breaks on any day.

Guest lecture by Prof. Stein-Erik Fleten, NTNU

On Monday, September 5, 2022, Prof. Stein-Erik Fleten from the Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management at NTNU, Trondheim, will give a presentation on "Electricity forward prices: Risk premia and extrapolation".

Date: 05.09.2022, 16:00-17:00

Location: Campus West (Hertzstr. 16), Building 06.33, Room 103