On the 8th of May 2007 the German ITER Industry Forum was founded in Karlsruhe. The aim of this initiative who´s logo says “The energy for the future. We do participate” is to support Germany´s contribution in the ITER project and any further international fusion research projects, to optimize the transfer of technology between the research institutes and industry and finally to inform the wider public. So far, members of the forum are Accel Instruments, AREVA NP, Astrium, Babcock Noell, C-Con, EAS, Kradftanlagen Nukleartechnik, Linde, STEAG and the Bundesverband Deutscher Industrie. www.diif.de