Entrepreneurs at Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) benefit from the Munich region’s wide network of partners from industry, politics and science. They can test their business plans, pick up tips from leading lights, share their experiences with peers and obtain further qualifications – to fine-tune leadership skills, for instance. The partners share a strong entrepreneurial spirit, which acts as a driving and consolidating force in the network.
TUMentrepreneurship makes this network accessible to potential entrepreneurs at TUM.
- Entrepreneurship ambassadors from every faculty strengthen the internal start-up network, acting as multipliers and role models.
- Scientific advisors provide advice on technology and research during start-up assessments and establish contacts with other experts from industry and research.
- The university places particular importance on proactively expanding and leveraging external contacts across the economic hub of Munich. Many of these industry players also act as mentors for TUM entrepreneurs.
Our Network Partners
The Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) is a joint initiative of TUM and LMU. It organizes a Technology Management course for highly qualified and motivated students of the two universities. This interdisciplinary program has an international outlook with a strong practical focus. Fostering close partnerships with industry, the center’s research and teaching are geared towards the management of high-tech companies. The CDTM prepares its students for leadership positions in their professional career. The Technology Management program is part of the Elite Network of Bavaria. Center for Digital Technology & Management
The GründerRegio M initiative was formed to strengthen the science and business communities in the greater Munich area by supporting start-ups that spin off from higher education institutes. The mission of the initiative is to establish Munich as a European hub for innovative service- and technology-driven start-ups. In particular, GründerRegio M wants to motivate more women to start their own business. A range of projects offer consulting, qualification and support to anyone interested in setting up a business of their own. GründerRegio M
Training and support for social entrepreneurship: Four Munich universities teamed up to establish the Social Entrepreneurship Academy and achieve just that. They are TUM, Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), the Universität der Bundeswehr (UniBW) and the Munich University of Applied Sciences (HM). The academy bundles and develops activities to promote social entrepreneurship. Focus areas include motivation & qualification, community building and consulting. Social Entrepreneurship Academy
The Munich Business Plan Competition has a new name since May 2011: evobis. Its main role is to support entrepreneurs in their search for funding. evobis liaises with a network of venture capital firms, public investors and business angels, puts start-ups in touch with suitable investors and prepares entrepreneurs for the financing rounds. evobis also organizes the Munich Business Plan Competition and various regional competitions. evobis