Local Commitment

KARL DEUTSCH is rooted in the city of Wuppertal for more than 70 years. As part of the entrepreneurial history of this city, we still stand behind our responsibility for the citizens of Wuppertal and for society in general. Above all, we are particularly concerned with acting responsibly with regard to our environment, our employees and fellow human beings. The following projects, among others, show a little insight.

Support of Junior Scientists

KARL DEUTSCH supports numerous projects in order to encourage young students to become interested in technical contents. There are many cooperations with the technically-oriented schools of the “Bergisches Land” and with local universities. The SchoolPOOL project of the University of Wuppertal improves the physics lessons by providing experimental set-ups which can be ordered for free. The Röntgen high school in Remscheid has acquired extensive NDT instrumentation.

Students of the University of Wuppertal received a lecture on NDT while visiting KARL DEUTSCH

Junior Uni Wuppertal

The Junior University is a unique teaching and research facility for young people from the kindergarten age until high school. In the privately funded institution, young people can experience technology and science in the afternoons in voluntarily attended courses. With the guidance of experts various offers can be tried out without any pressure of obtaining marks.

The Junior Uni was opened in 2008 and since then attracted attention nation-wide. In 2013, the new building near the river Wupper was ceremonially opened. Currently, approximately 150 lecturers provide courses for more than 8,000 young scientists annually. Also employees of KARL DEUTSCH regularly share their knowledge with the youth.

Junior Uni Wuppertal: The new building next to the Schwebebahn is newly decorated with a sculpture of Tony Cragg (picture: Junior Uni Wuppertal/Uwe Schinkel).

Nordbahntrasse Wuppertal

The 23-kilometer-long Nordbahntrasse, initiated by association “Wuppertalbewegung“, is an important tourism and leisure project for the city of Wuppertal. KARL DEUTSCH has taken on a sponsorship that guarantees the maintenance and expansion of a section of the track in the future.

The “Nordbahntrasse” bike track in Wuppertal (picture: Wuppertalbewegung/Rolf Dellenbusch)

More Projects

Every year we support the largest bicycle fair in the Bergisches Land (called Bergische Velo).

Art as an expression of creative work is especially close to our heart. We support the Bergische Kunstgenossenschaft with their task of being the largest artists’ association in the Bergische Land.