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ABOUT TUM International

Welcome to the TUM International GmbH

TUM International GmbH is a leading consultant for, developer, and manager of scientific sites, innovation ecosystems, knowledge transfer and competence centers worldwide. TUM International was created in 2007 as a subsidiary of the Technical University (TU) Munich, which ranks among Europe’s most outstanding universities in innovation and research.

Our mission is to enable our partners to effectively engage with major global transformation processes by building strong innovation ecosystems and capabilities to explore novel, sustainable, and resilient development pathways. In this process, our customers benefit not only from our extensive network of public, private, and academic partners, but also from our focus on excellence and deep expertise on systems of innovation.

In the innovation ecosystem we act as an intermediary in the innovation ecosystem, enabling the development & transfer of knowledge and ideas from academia and research into the marketplace. As such, TUM International also engages in technology development and transfer partnerships. Specifically, TUMint·Energy Research GmbH, a subsidiary of TUM International, is an interdisciplinary and application-oriented research facility established to develop all-solid-state batteries – the next generation of storage technology. Furthermore, TUM International’s joint venture Asia Center of Excellence for Smart Technologies (ACES) has been founded to promote digitalization and Industry 4.0 technologies in Malaysia.

In all our projects, we aim to achieve high societal impact by empowering our clients to promote education, research, entrepreneurship, and systemic collaboration across stakeholders in an environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive way.

Our Service

We provide holistic and customized services in the following areas:

  • Development and management of university sites
  • Innovation ecosystems and industrial clusters – concepts, enabling mechanisms, and development
  • Knowledge and technology transfer and management of innovation-oriented projects
  • Talent management and qualification