Katapult is a network of more than 450 partnerships between education and business and is continuously growing. The aim is to improve cooperation between education, business and society. This is done, for example, by professionals from the business world who provide lessons. Or by students who do research for an SME during their studies. 124,000 students, 12,000 companies and 8,000 lecturers are now participating in these partnerships, also known as Centers of expertise, Centers for innovative craftsmanship and other forms of collaboration in vocational education.