Food / Agro / Biotech

Join our dynamic ecosystem designed to drive breakthroughs in agriculture, food tech, and biotech. We offer comprehensive support to start-ups, researchers and students. Align with us to redefine food production, amplify sustainability, and shape a brighter future for our planet.

Banner FACIT

The mission of Venture Lab Food/ Agro / Biotech (FAB) is to become Europe’s top breeding ground for agricultural, food tech and biotech start-ups. This incubation hub fosters interdisciplinary innovation in the life sciences, from genetic and biological research to production and processing technologies. We support ideas about agriculture, food, beverages, nutrition, forestry, biotechnology or applied life sciences.

Hence, we operate in one of the hottest venture areas, considering, the climate-driven challenges in agriculture and forestry and the impact of nutritional habits on public health.

Selected Teams we work with



TUM Venture Lab FAB offers a creative environment and infrastructure by providing appropriate spaces: offices, workshop & meeting rooms, labs, a food area, a maker space and creative spaces.



Skerra Arne

Prof. Dr. Arne Skerra

Academic Director

Roman Werner

Dr.-Ing. Roman Werner

Managing Director

Steinhauser Stefan

Stefan Steinhauser

Technical Director

Waldmann klein

Laurin Waldmann

Program Manager | Biotechnology

Schiwek Patrick

Patrick Schiwek

Lab Manager

Grabbe Sabine

Sabine Grabbe

Community Manager

Gruber Sylvia

Sylvia Gruber

Office Manager

Rita Laukemper

Rita Laukemper

EIT Food Progammes and Food Entrepreneurship made in Bavaria

Buechner Belinda

Belinda Büchner

Start-up Consultant

A portrait of Florian Jäger.

Florian Jäger

Start-up Consultant

FAB Potthoff Ingo

Ingo Potthoff · Doctor

Venture Director

Druessler Stefan

Stefan Drüssler

Venture Director

Henrike Möllenhoff

Henrike Möllenhoff

Working Student

Victoria von Schweinitz

Victoria von Schweinitz

Working Student

Laurens Heller

Laurens Heller

Working Student