Klaus Tschira died on March 31, 2015 at age 74.
Klaus Tschira was co-founder of the German software giant
in 1972 and well known as a very
successful entrepreneur. He always enjoyed close relationship to science and education.
In 1995 he established the Klaus
(KTF) supporting primarily innovative projects
in natural and computer sciences as well as mathematics. Klaus Tschira had enormous expert knowledge
and vision and was esteemed as a generous and effective supporter for research and education,
with a particular attention to the young generation. In 2010 he created the
for Theoretical Studies (HITS)
as a Center of Excellence.
We will always remember in gratitude Klaus Tschira and his outstanding contributions to science
and to society.