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Heinz Nixdorf Foundation supports organoid research at TUM
3.8 million euros for endowed professorship and laboratory
The Heinz Nixdorf Foundation is presenting over 3.8 million euros to the Technical University of Munich (TUM) for research on organoid model systems. Organoids can help in understanding the molecular fundamentals of illness and health and bringing these findings to clinical application, in particular for individualized cancer therapies. The funding will be used for an endowed TUM professorship for AI-supported organoid development and the highly specialized Heinz Nixdorf Laboratory for Organoid System Analytics.
Cutting-edge research on the "Industrial Metaverse"
Siemens supports fellowships at the TUM Institute for Advanced Study
Siemens is once again endowing six Hans Fischer Fellowships with over 2.4 million euros at the Technical University of Munich's Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS). The move will make it possible in the coming years for international experts to work together with leading TUM scientists on the development of the "Industrial Metaverse". The focus will be on the areas Digitalization, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics as well as Computer Simulation.
Consolidation of university hospital TUM Klinikum rechts der Isar and German Heart Centre Munich
TUM Klinikum Created
The university hospital TUM Klinikum rechts der Isar (MRI) and the German Heart Centre Munich (DHM) will unite to form the new "University Hospital of the Technical University of Munich (TUM)" ('TUM Klinikum'). The Bavarian Council of Ministers announced the decision on Tuesday. Nevertheless, the two institutions are to remain operatively independent. Their respective brand names are also to be retained.
TUM expands executive management
Prof. Werner Lang is new TUM Vice President Sustainable Transformation
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has anchored the topic of Sustainability in university leadership to ensure robust realization of its Sustainable Futures Strategy. Werner Lang, TUM Professor of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Design and Building, is the new TUM Vice President Sustainable Transformation.
Assistance for students impacted by the earthquake disaster
Financial support and postponed exams
In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria the Technical University of Munich (TUM) Board of Management has announced a number of various relief measures. Thus an emergency relief scholarship will be created and made available to students for whom the impact of the disaster has meant existential material hardship. In addition, due to the significant associated psychological distress, it will be possible to postpone examinations without bureaucratic complications.
Google supports science at TUM
1.2 million US dollars for data protection and cybersecurity
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Google are further expanding their existing partnership. The California-based company is providing the TUM University Foundation with a total of 1.2 million US dollars for scientific research in the areas of Privacy, Safety and Security. Google's own global Safety Engineering Center is located in Munich; Google has been a TUM "Partner of Excellence" since 2018.
President Hofmann on the catastrophe in Turkey and Syria
Sympathy with the earthquake victims
The devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria has cost the lives of many thousands of people and torn apart countless families. Thousands more are seriously injured or have suddenly lost their homes. We can only imagine the suffering which the people in this region are currently going through. All our thoughts are with the numerous students from Turkey and Syria here at TUM and with their families and loved ones.
Building bridges between natural science, technology and social science
TUM Friedrich Schiedel Fellowship for Technology in Society founded
In order to increase societal acceptance of technical and physical scientific developments, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is focusing on a close intermeshing with social sciences. Accordingly, the TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology (SOT) was established in 2021. Now the new TUM Friedrich Schiedel Fellowship for Social Sciences and Technology is to take interdisciplinary collaboration of the social sciences with natural, engineering and life sciences as well as medicine to a new level at TUM.
Almost 980 students funded
Record number of Deutschlandstipendium grants at TUM
The number of Deutschlandstipendium grants at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has reached a new high. In winter semester 2022/2023 TUM students received 976 of these grants, more than ever before. And the number of sponsors has risen this year as well, totaling 126. Since the grant's launch in 2011 approximately 7000 TUM students have received financial aid from the program, amounting to a total funding amount of around 20 million euros.
New power for the Digital Transformation
TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology founded
As part of its TUM Agenda 2030 the Technical University of Munich (TUM) opened its TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology (CIT) with a gala ceremony. In organizational terms, the School unifies the disciplines Mathematics, Informatics, Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies and is intended to increase brand-building synergy potentials for an accelerated Digital Transformation.
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