Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI
Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI
  
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Unfortunately we don't have a timeline in English. The most important facts about HPI's history can be found below. 

 

2004

  • Institute founder Hasso Plattner appoints Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel as the new Scientific Director and announces plans for a large-scale extension of the Institute in Potsdam and Palo Alto as well as cooperation with Stanford University.

2005

  • October: founding of the HPI Research School
  • July: founding of the venture capital fund Hasso Plattner Ventures in close vicinity of HPI
  • In May, the first Master's degrees are awarded.

2006

  • December: the federal government’s first National IT Summit is held at HPI
  • Creation of two new research groups: Software Architectures, and Information Systems
  • HPI lists 200 Bachelor and 50 Master degrees
  • HPI is "selected location" of the innovation campaign "Germany - land of ideas"
  • #4 at the CHE-Ranking

2007

  • Start of HPI School of Design Thinking
  • 300th Bachelor's and 100th Master's degree
  • for the second time HPI is "selected location" in the innovation campaign "Germany - Land of Ideas"

2008

  • November: launch of a cooperation with Stanford University in the field of innovation research
  • Creation of two new research groups: System Analysis and Modeling, and Human-Computer Interaction
  • HPI is being awarded "Selected Location" the third time by the initiative "Germany - Land of Ideas".