Evonik & TUM
Cooperation between Evonik Operations GmbH and Technical University of Munich (TUM)
TUMint is the organizational unit of the cooperation between Evonik Industries AG and the Technical University of Munich, formerly known as the “Center for Technology and Knowledge Transfer (CTKT)”.
In this context, TUMint acts as an intermediary and competent contact between Evonik Industries AG and professors, scientists, high potential, and promising start-ups at the Technical University of Munich in all project phases.
It continuously evaluates the specific needs of Evonik Industries AG and, on this basis, promotes the exchange of technologies and ideas, arranges joint national and international (research) projects, reduces the administrative burden on project partners and provides access to talent and relevant start-ups.
In this way, it promotes and intensifies strategic cooperation between the two partners and enables the faster creation of innovations.
Our reference projects
Joint events and workshops
TUMint organizes working discussions, innovation workshops with researchers from Evonik and chairholders from the Technical University of Munich, and hosts joint colloquia, forums and visits with international participation.
Research and innovation management
Within the framework of the cooperation, joint research projects with high application potential and particular social relevance are initiated. The focus here is on new materials and processes for applications in the energy sector, medical technology and plastics processing, for example.
TUMint arranges cooperations with innovative start-ups worldwide, also outside Technische Universität München, and coordinates joint projects with technology founders.
Continuous project and topic scouting
As a joint think tank, the cooperation evaluates innovation topics from a scientific and economic perspective, identifies future opportunities in specialty chemicals and develops new system solutions.
TUMint is the central contact for all cooperation topics between Evonik and the Technical University of Munich. It can be reached via the following email address: email@example.com.