Prize for optimal start-up support

September 07, 2023

Around 70 new start-ups every yearIn the various start-up phases, all teams at the university have access to the appropriate programs and coaching offered by TUM and UnternehmerTUM, the Center for Innovation and Business Creation. Just one floor above the TUM Incubator, the Entrepreneurship Research Institute investigates factors behind the success of newly launched companies. The high-tech workshop MakerSpace provides the optimal infrastructure to build prototypes. The TUM Venture Labs open up a new dimension in start-up support in 12 important deep-tech fields from quantum technology to healthcare to aerospace. Every year around 70 technology-based companies are founded at TUM, among them is Celonis, the first German start-up to reach a valuation of 10 billion dollars.

Around 70 new start-ups every year

In the various start-up phases, all teams at the university have access to the appropriate programs and coaching offered by TUM and UnternehmerTUM, the Center for Innovation and Business Creation. Just one floor above the TUM Incubator, the Entrepreneurship Research Institute investigates factors behind the success of newly launched companies. This gives new start-ups direct access to the insights gained through this research. The high-tech workshop MakerSpace provides the optimal infrastructure to build prototypes. UnternehmerTUM invests in the most promising young companies with its own venture capital fund.

The TUM Venture Labs open up a new dimension in start-up support in 12 important deep-tech fields from quantum technology to healthcare to aerospace. They offer the founding teams direct contact to leading-edge research in their areas, the specific technical infrastructure they need, training programs, expertise for their target markets and global networking with the industry and with investors. Every year around 70 technology-based companies are founded at TUM, among them is Celonis, the first German start-up to reach a valuation of 10 billion dollars.

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