TUM Entrepreneurship Day 2017
Start-up fairy 2017
On June 30, the annual Entrepreneurship Day of the Technical University of Munich took place in the Audimax. All visitors were able to participate in the Rapid Prototyping Workshop, watch TUM Start-up pitches, were able to get in contact with TUM Start-ups at more than 50 exhibition stands and got information about start-up support. In the evening, the Presidential Entrepreneurship Award was awarded to an outstanding spin-off, whose business idea is largely based on research results.
Panel-DisCussion 2017 „brave new working world: Start-ups and artificial intelligence“
How do start-ups shape the working world of tomorrow? What is possible and in which areas are companies and start-ups already working together? Our moderator Alexander Waldmann, UnternehmerTUM [x] (Visionary Lead for Artificial Intelligence & Mixed Reality) discussed about these and other questions with our guests: Prof. Sonja Zillner, Corporate Technology Siemens (Senior Key Expert); Stephan Osthues, Digital Strategy and IoT Consulting, IBM Global Business Services (Executive Partner); Daniel Saaristo, NVIDIA GmbH (Deep Learning Startups Business Manager, Central Europe); Dr. Olav Stetter, TUM Start-up free machines (Lead Technology); Dr. Matthias Uhl, Peter Löscher Chair of Business Ethics und Global Governance at TUM (Leader of the Junior Research Group "Ethics of Digitization").
Presidential Entrepreneurship Award Ceremony 2017
The 2017 TUM Presidential Entrepreneurship Award went to KONUX, which offers a holistic IIoT solution combining smart sensors, AI-based analytics and the visualization of key insights to reduce operational costs and increase machine uptimeproducts to generate electricity from waste heat. Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann, Vice President of Research and Innovation at TUM, conferred the award on behalf of President Prof. Dr. Herrmann. The award comes with a 10,000-euro prize and is endowed by the Bund der Freunde.
Video: Nominations for the Presidential Entrepreneurship Award
The nominated companies Konux, eGym and ProGlove introduce themselves. (German language and subtitles only)