Start-ups that exceed a valuation of one billion US dollars without a stock market listing are called unicorns. A new ranking posted on the “Sifted” portal now shows which universities count the most unicorn founders among their alumni. TUM ranks number 6 in Europe.
An app for treating chronic diseases, a construction robot and a cooling technology for quantum engineering applications: these products have been successfully launched by the start-ups Kaia Health Software, KEWAZO and Kiutra. Yesterday they were the final nominees for the TUM Presidential Entrepreneurship Award – with first prize going to Kaia Health. Before the announcement at the Entrepreneurship Day, guests from the EuroTech Universities Alliance discussed the European innovation ecosystem.
Using smart sensor and measurement techniques to make farming more efficient and sustainable is the goal of a team of researchers at TUM.
Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, presented the priorities of the forthcoming European Innovation Agenda and the new European higher education strategy during a visit to TUM. The Commissioner participated as a speaker at the European Union Week and emphasized the role of talents and deep-tech start-ups for the future of Europe.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is among the 20 best universities in the world for providing students with the education they need for leadership roles in the digital transformation. That is one of the conclusions of the new Digital Leaders in Higher Education rankings prepared by Times Higher Education (THE).