Discover the synergy of research and innovation at TUM Venture Labs Night 2024 - a premier event for researchers, scientists, and entrepreneurs in our vibrant community.
This vibrant gathering within our growing ecosystem community focuses on the successful combination of research and entrepreneurial environments. Together with speakers from industry and academia, we will showcase the seamless fusion of these two worlds to foster innovation and provide an ideal platform for the growth of deep-tech start-ups.
15:30 – 16:30 Get together
16:30 – 17:30 Event Opening & Keynotes
17:30 – 19:00 Deep Dive Sessions
19:00 – 19:30 Closing Speeches
19:30 – 21:00 Networking Hour
Topics of our Deep Dive Sessions
Jumpstarting and accelerating the journey of scientist-driven start-ups.
In this panel discussion and an interactive session, we will showcase different successful journeys from science to start-ups and talents at different stages of their entrepreneurial journey. See how TUM Venture Labs can support this process and leverage scientific expertise, entrepreneurial magic, and industry network. This session will give you a concise overview of what this transformative journey from lab to start-up can look like: we will host an expert panel and invite TUM researchers to present their latest research.
Organized by the Additive Manufacturing, Aerospace, and Quantum Lab.
Entrepreneurial opportunities in biotechnology for tomorrow´s world.
Join us for a captivating session that explores the transformative power of biotech mega trends and cutting-edge technologies that will shape society. Uncover the role of Munich's Innovation Ecosystem in driving the sector forward. Don't miss this chance for insights, inspiration, and networking at the cutting edge of biotechnology.
Organized by the Healthcare, ChemSpace, and Food/Agro/Biotech Lab.
How can we collaborate on entrepreneurial action for a greener future?
We will dive in the diverse applications of CleanTech for Climate Action and Sustainable Resource Management across Built Environment, Mobility, and Energy. We will showcase innovative technologies and strategies addressing climate change and promoting sustainable resource utilization. Gain insights, inspiration, and actionable ideas as our distinguished speakers analyze the current landscape of CleanTech initiatives. Take an active role in fostering collaboration by enabling significant and scalable solutions for a cleaner, more circular, and resilient future. This session promises to challenge your thinking, inspire action, and activate meaningful change.
Organized by the Sustainability/Circular, Mobility, and Built Environment Lab.
Have you ever wondered how artificial intelligence will reshape the entrepreneurial landscape?
One thing is clear: New ideas are being developed and implemented faster than ever before. There are many examples of how AI is already accelerating innovation in areas such as materials research, mobility, and robotics. But did you ever think about using ChatGPT to develop better business models? Join the discourse: Are coders needed in an early-stage start-up nowadays? What groundbreaking shifts in AI are on the horizon, and what are its limitations?
We will explore these questions and more with experts in this session. Uncover the future of how we innovate, where AI isn't just a tool but the driving force behind accelerated innovation in academia and entrepreneurship.
Organized by the Software/AI, LegalTech, and Robotics/AI Lab.
Our Speaker Line-Up
- Prof. Dr. Arne Skerra (Professor of Biological Chemistry Technical University of Munich)
- Prof. Dr. Ralf Huss (Managing Director of BioM)
- Dr. Oliver Minge (Head of Innovation Biosolutions Wacker)
- Dr. Fei Tian (Investor at MIG Capital)
- Dr. Jennifer Altomonte (Managing Director and CSO of Fusix Biotech GmbH)
- Start-Up Pitches: Dr. Zora Rerop (Head of Up-Stream Processing at GST) and Kevin Schmitz (Scientist at Planet-A-Foods)
- Prof. Dr. Werner Lang (Vice President Sustainable Transformation Technical University of Munich)
- Francesco Sciortino (Co-Founder and CEO of Proxima Fusion), Marcus Dietmann (Co - Founder and CPO of 42watt) and Lisa Liu (Co-Founder & CEO at Qkera)
- Thomas Birr (Head of Strategy, Sustainability & Innovation, E.ON SE)
Stay updated on our growth as TUM Venture Labs and the impact of our ecosystem community in Deep Tech Entrepreneurship.