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Impact Rankings released by Times Higher Education

TUM places number one worldwide for innovation

In the THE Impact Rankings, TUM has again placed first worldwide in the category industry, innovation, and infrastructure. The rankings cover research output as well as patents, spin-offs and working relationships with companies.

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German Federal Minister for Transport Wissing praises TUM Horyzn team at mobility conference

Drones and air taxis: The key to the air traffic revolution

Increased use of air-space is essential in the mobility of the future – at least according to the major players in the drone industry. During an expert conference held at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), guests from science, business and politics discussed the steps which will be necessary to pave the way for wide-scale use of air taxis and unmanned aircraft. In addition to Daniel Wiegand, co-founder of the TUM spin-off Lilium, and Dirk Hoke, CEO of the air taxi start-up Volocopter, German Federal Minister for Digital and Transport Dr. Volker Wissing also took part in the conference, promising to improve basic prerequisites for this development.

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Number one worldwide in management studies

Top rankings for educating “Digital Leaders”

TUM is among the best universities in the world for preparing students for the digital economy. In the latest edition of the Digital Leaders in Higher Education rankings, it placed 11th overall. In the management studies category, TUM holds the number one position worldwide. It ranks third for entrepreneurship programs and fourth in computer science.

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Support for start-ups in nutrition, agriculture and biotechnology

Dr. Oetker to partner with TUM Venture Labs

German foodstuffs manufacturer Dr. Oetker is actively supporting start-ups at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The funding goes to the Venture Lab Food-Agro-Biotech, jointly initiated by TUM and UnternehmerTUM. Oetker Executive Board Member Claudia Willvonseder signed the agreement in Munich together with TUM Venture Labs General Managing Director Dr. Philipp Gerbert.

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Sustainable spin-off skills from TUM

Bavarian University Sustainability Center founded

Six Bavarian universities want to collaborate more closely in the future on the topic of sustainability and have founded the Bavarian University Sustainability Center (BayZeN). The Technical University of Munich (TUM) will participate in the venture, specifically contributing its expertise on "Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship".

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Scientist at the Singapore campus Dr. David Eckhoff, sitting in front of a glass building.

New podcast episode of "We are TUM“

Episode 13: Electro-mobility in Singapore, vaccine education and entrepreneurship at TUM

What do megacities need to be converted to electro-mobility? This is what David Eckhoff is investigating at the TUMCREATE research center in Singapore. In the latest episode of "We are TUM“, learn how he is using simulators to test an electric-driven traffic system in the million-strong metropolis. Further guests: Tobias Massier from TUMCREATE, start-up consultant Alina Friedrichs, and Katharina Tartler from the student group VACCtion. Lastly, writing coach Dzifa Vode gives tips for academic writing.

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Racing victory as the basis for the science of the future

Autonomous driving is the focal point of mobility research

Autonomous driving has a special significance for the mobility of the future. Accordingly, this field has become a strategic focus topic at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). After winning the TUM win in the first race at the Indy Autonomous Challenge in the USA, not only have new research projects emerged, but also the first start-ups. At an exhibition in Garching, Bavarian Minister of Science and the Arts Markus Blume learned about the status of research and offered the team his congratulations.

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SPRIND to finance spin-off Plectonic

Nanoswitches for tumor targeting

The Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation SPRIND will provide funding for the work of Plectonic Biotech in the coming years. The TUM spin-off has developed a nanoswitch that binds immune cells to tumor cells. The goal is to facilitate the development of immunotherapies that target tumors specifically and have fewer side effects.

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Teams from construction, chemistry and pharmaceuticals recognized

TUM IDEAward for sustainable start-up ideas

Building materials made from hops, a pyrolysis system for plastic waste and a patch that helps prevent urinary tract infections: These three start-up ideas were honored yesterday with the tenth TUM IDEAward.

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Million-euro support for the TUM Entrepreneurship ecosystem

Brainlab AG becoming a Platinum Partner of TUM Venture Labs

In the future, Brainlab AG will support TUM Venture Labs in the area of Healthcare with a million-strong contribution as a Platinum Partner. Operated by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the "UnternehmerTUM" Center for Innovation and Business Creation, TUM Venture Labs supports start-up activities and start-up founding by students and researchers with a globally competitive support program.

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