The early innovation lab.
With prototyping sprints to innovative ideas.

25 +

Prototyping Sprints Completed

3,300 +

Hackers & Makers in our [x] Community

200 +

Startup Projects Initiated

25 +

Prototyping Sprints Completed

3,300 +

Hackers & Makers in our [x] Community

200 +

Startup Projects Initiated

deliverables

What you can expect
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Innovation

Ideas as a basis for solving your pending problems (product and service ideas, process optimization, …)

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Training

Hands-on innovation experience utilizing modern innovation methodology (supporting your internal change process)

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Inspiration

A motivating event for your team members

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Talents

Direct contact to highly-talented people who are about to start their working careers

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Promotion

Photos, videos and verbal statements showcasing you as an innovator

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Continuity

UnternehmerTUM offers follow-up formats to further develop the results of [x] activities

Product Formats

Innovation by Prototyping

In 1 + 5 days prototyping sprints we solve our partners’ challenges by combining employees, young talents and the latest technologies.

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unternehmertum TECHFEST 2019 @birdysview

Our biggest event with ~ 400 participants solving challenges of more than 10 partners in the most technically creative way you can imagine.

Proto Projects

Follow-up format after
Think.Make.Start or TECHFEST.

Continuing the work on previously generated prototype ideas and driving them towards product readiness.

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MakerSpace Scholarships

As a pupil, student or even PHD, the Zeidler Foundation and UnternehmerTUM [x] give you 6 month free access to the MakerSpace and one A/B course of your choice! 

[X] Bio.Kitchen & Tech Library

In our [X] Bio.kitchen you find a state of the art microbiology and chemistry laboratory where you can do anything from DNA reading, analyzing it to creating enzymes in cell-free systems or work in VR.

Our Tech Library contains every cool gadget on the market and thousands of micro controllers, Arduinos, Rasperries, motors, sensors, etc. Check out the online shop to find out what we have and use it in one of the above events. 

Up to € 10k Prototyping Grants

Industrial Innovators funds entrepreneurial projects with prototyping grants of up to €10k. Our mission is to make prototyping easy and affordable for teams that have not yet secured financial backing.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, take the chance and apply now!

Product Formats

Innovation by Prototyping

In 1 + 5 days prototyping sprints we solve our partners’ challenges by combining employees, young talents and the latest technologies.

Our biggest event with ~ 400 participants solving challenges of more than 10 partners in the most technically creative way you can imagine.

Proto Projects

Follow-up format after
Think.Make.Start or TECHFEST.

Continuing the work on previously generated prototype ideas and driving them towards product readiness.

MakerSpace Scholarships

As a pupil, student or even PHD, the Zeidler Foundation and UnternehmerTUM [x] give you 6 month free access to the MakerSpace and one A/B course of your choice! 

[X] Bio.Kitchen & Tech Library

In our [X] Bio.kitchen you find a state of the art microbiology and chemistry laboratory where you can do anything from DNA reading, analyzing it to creating enzymes in cell-free systems or work in VR.

Our Tech Library contains every cool gadget on the market and thousands of micro controllers, Arduinos, Rasperries, motors, sensors, etc. Check out the online shop to find out what we have and use it in one of the above events. 

Looks interesting?

Team

We know about latest trends in innovation methodology based on Design Thinking, Agile Development, Lean Start-up

High-tech prototype building – We know how to create amazing devices with sophisticated functionality in shortest time

We build the bridge between established companies and the crème de la crème of young talents

Martin Gotschlich

Head of [x]
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Andreas Brandl

Tech Lead
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Julia Greßler

Product Manager Techfest
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Stefanie Schepp

Team- & Eventmanager
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Philip Schneider

Innovation & Startup Coach
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Helena Bayerl

Junior Innovation Coach
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FAQs

Most frequent questions and answers

How do I get free Makerspace Access as a Student?

When you signup for the [X] Community as a student, pupil or PHD you will be part of the [X] Makerspace scholarship for an entire semester. That means free access and one A/B course voucher. All you need to do after signup is show up at the Makerspace Frontdesk and claim your voucher. After the first semester, any additional semester costs only 30 €. 

Where can I pitch my Startup?

Every month on the first Wednesday at 6 PM, everyone can pitch themselves, their idea or their startup for 1 minute at Hack&Talk. No preparation need, just come and get on stage when it’s time to. 

How can I get another Makerspace Course for my Project?

If you are working on a great project but need another machine course, reach out on Slack to Philip or Jérôme and pitch us your plan and which Makerspace Course you need (A/B, C or D course?). We decide case by case. 

 

Where can I find Co-Founders and people for my startup?

Hack&Talk. is our real world Startup Tinder. Come & bring your friends that always wanted to join the startup world. You can also post on Slack when Searching for Cofounders,  search working students for your startup or post full time jobs. This offer is only for startups. 

I am no student, but I need the Makerspace for my startup

When you are in your early days of your startup and no student anymore, every penny counts. To get you started, we have developed a voucher card, that gives you access to the Makerspace for 6 Months – the [X] Innovators scholarship. Reach out to Jérôme or Philip for applying. 

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