Founding a company with the Department of Mathematics
As an entrepreneurial university, the Technical University of Munich encourages it's scientists to be proactive in founding companies. In particular, research results in mathematics have frequently provided the basis for successful spin-offs.
“Our entrepreneurial colleagues prove that the results of research in mathematics offer considerable social added value and are of practical economic use. As Start-Up Ambassador, I am actively promoting the start-up culture at TUM and encouraging all those who are interested within the Department of Mathematics and beyond to seize upon the diverse offers of support available at TUM.”
Prof. Dr. Rudi Zagst
What the TUM offers company founders
TUM start-up advice
Do you want to secure your independence and found a company? TUM Start-Up Support helps you develop your business model and accompanies you through every phase of building your company. Not only do you receive assistance with developing your business plan, but also with applications for grants and financial assistance or the registration of patents and licenses.
Opportunities to acquire professional qualifications
You’re an employee or student at TUM? And interested in founding a company? The TUM School of Management and UnternehmerTUM offer you a broad range of entrepreneurship training. In addition to theoretical and application-oriented teaching sessions across several faculties, there is also an EMBA degree program.
Successfully start ups from the TUM Department of Mathematics
RideBee is developing a platform for companies that helps employees to create carpools for their daily way to work. Thereby, they reduce costs and protect the environment.
SimScale GmbH develops and operates a browser-based platform for 3D computer-aided engineering (CAE) and the associated analysis of results.
Testbirds has combined the crowdsourcing principle with that of software testing and built a crowdtesting platform, enabling the realistic testing of software by end customers.
WSoptics develops novel solutions in the area of mechanical engineering. The company applies the latest mathematical methods to discover new ways of using algorithms and new approaches to solve problems.