Innovation Ecosystem Acceleration
Innovation ecosystems – concepts, enabling mechanisms, and development
Innovation ecosystems are key drivers of economic growth and sustainable regional development. TUM International takes the role of systemic intermediary and main orchestrator of the ecosystem. As such, we bring a holistic approach based on innovative tools to enable and activate innovation ecosystems across sectors, focused on co-creation of ideas across stakeholders and disciplines. We provide strategic consultancy, concept development, research, project planning and management services. Some of our reference projects are
(1) Advancing Innovation for Sustainable Development in Honduras
(2) Asia Center of Excellence for Smart Technologies headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
(3) Industry Advisory Council at KIU in Georgia
(4) Amassence — Amazonian Green Cluster in Ecuador
Our Reference Projects
ECO Industrial Park Network for the Alpine Regions — Exploiting the Smart and Circular Economy (ECOLE)
The ECOLE project supports industrial parks in the Alpine region in their transition to more circular economy and sustainability. It provides tools, strategies, recommendations and knowledge sharing within the network.
The Cork port region has site-specific advantages that will be leveraged more fully through an international investment strategy. The focus is on local and multinational companies and medium-sized firms as well as world-leading clusters and pioneering key technologies.
Together with the park operator Mainsite, TUM Interantional developed a center of excellence for its Initiative for Interdisciplinary Regional Development (IIRE). Pilot applications are the logistics center and Mainsite’s expansion plans for the Industrie Center Obernburg (ICO).
The Port of Trieste, Transalpine Pipeline (TAL), TUM International GmbH and Camera di Commercio Italo-Tedesca have joined forces in a joint competence center.
Together with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), TUM International developed a web-based sustainability calculator in the regional program “Cooperation Platform Latin America North (COPLAN)” that shows the return on sustainability investments in new or existing industrial parks. The first pillar of the cooperation included the study of the medical effectiveness of endemic plants.
The “MOBiLus” consortium was selected by the Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) to develop strategies for urban mobility of the future. TUM International GmbH acted as the project management office.
Well-educated young people are the most valuable asset of any country. This is the motto of the Uzbek government, which has set its sights on opening a new educational institution, the “New Uzbekistan University”. The university, which opened in the capital Tashkent in the summer of 2021, is based on the excellent standards and application-oriented focus of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in a wide range of areas.
The “Asia Center of Excellence for Smart Technologies” (ACES) is a Malaysian joint venture established by ECERDC (East Coast Economic Region Development Council) and TUM International GmbH in December 2020.