Activate your innovation potential.

Already have an idea? Just getting started? We support TUM researchers, students, employees and alumni on the path to founding their own companies with first-hand venturing knowledge, access to expert consulting, infrastructure, and a leading network of industrial and finance partners.

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Entrepreneurship Education

Learn how to think and act like an entrepreneur: We impart in-depth knowledge of entrepreneurship, from basics such as trend research, to creating a business plan and prototyping.

Courses offered
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Consulting and Mentoring

You already have an idea and you're ready to take the next step? TUM start-up consulting supports researchers, students and employees with custom-tailored services all the way to the founding of the company.

Start-up Consulting
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TUM Venture Labs

TUM Venture Labs focus on spin-offs in the Deep-Tech sector. Supplementary expertise and relevant infrastructure intensively promote ideas in the fields of the future such as biotech, AI, Quantum and Aerospace.

TUM Venture Labs

Team Building

Succeed faster together with start-up services from UnternehmerTUM: The right training sessions and workshops will help you build up a strong team.



Founding a company often entails major expenses. Public-sector financing and venture capital funds can help – we advise you based on your individual needs.

Financing offers

TUM Incubator

The TUM Incubator offers workstations, workshops and coaching as the ideal infrastructure on campus. The Incubator is available to teams who have not yet founded their companies and have already received consulting services.

TUM Incubator

Role Models

Inspiration opens up new perspectives and precedes every good idea. Our Start-up Wall presents exciting start-ups which have already made their plans a success.

TUM Start-up Wall

International Programs

Our international programs provide start-up founders with perfect preparation for founding a company and building networks across national boundaries.

Program overview

Prizes and Competitions

See how you measure up against the others and put your idea to the test. We offer important brainstorming competitions and pitch events with attractive cash prizes.


Research Entrepreneurship

Founders benefit directly from research findings that continuously expand and evaluate methods and tools taken from practice.


News and Events

Success stories from the start-up scene as well as competitions and events at TUM – You'll find news relating to start-up entrepreneurship and chances to build your network here.