Entrepreneurship at TUM
From invention to innovation: As an entrepreneurial university, the Technical University of Munich fosters a supportive environment for innovation with a market-oriented approach. With TUMentrepreneurship as a comprehensive plan of action, TUM and UnternehmerTUM GmbH inspire their members – from students to alumni – to awaken their entrepreneurial spirit.
We help you start up: Scholars and students, who want to bring new technologies to the market, will find expert consultation and guidance at TUM for all phases of their new business. Together with UnternehmerTUM, the Center for Business Creation and Innovation at TUM provides support to promising start-ups by offering its expertise.
The central goal of TUMentrepreneurship Education is to provide unique, integrated instruction that enables young entrepreneurs to identify the challenges of our time and develop solutions and business models for sustainable businesses.
Film: Entrepreneurship at TUM
TUM is creating many incentives for entrepreneurs, thus encouraging them to start a business based on scientific discoveries: “TUMentrepreneurship” mentors spin-offs in the four research fields of the future: information and communication technology, medical technology, cleantech and life sciences. They add more value to society and are full of potential for economic growth.
- Business climate at TUM: No other university in Germany offers a start-up climate comparable to TUM. This is evidenced by the current Schmude-Ranking “from student to entrepreneur”.
- Entrepreneurs of Excellence: The University has been honoring successful entrepreneurs from the TUM-family since 2011.
- A tradition of founding: Carl von Linde was the first TUM Entrepreneur. The “Gesellschaft für Linde's Eismaschinen AG”, which was founded in 1877, lay the foundations for today's worldwide concern, „The Linde Group“.