AMSilk, a spin-off of the Technische Universität München (TUM), has produced the world's first artificial silk fiber that is entirely made of recombinant spider silk proteins.Image: AMSilk
TUM Research and Commercial Cooperations
TUM promotes both basic research, aimed at furthering scientific knowledge and insights in general, and applied research, focused on concrete solutions to defined problems. These mutually complementary research strands both shape the transfer of knowledge and technology to society through collaboration with industry partners. Every year, TUM signs more than 1,000 research agreements with partners in both the scientific and business communities.
Setting standards: In order to ensure transparent contract negotiations, the contract research and cooperation models have been categorized and standardized under a binding set of rules and regulations with model agreement forms.
Building trust: Our research and commercial cooperations are built on ethically sound, professional relationships with our partners. A clearly defined code of conduct strengthens the trust of our partners and society in us.