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TUM IdeAward

Do you have a new idea with high market potential? Does it face social challenges and create added value? Then apply for the TUM IdeAward by July 05.

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Since 2012 TUM, Europe's leading center for innovation and business creation UnternehmerTUM and the Zeidler Research Foundation present the TUM IdeAward. The prize is intended to motivate scientists to develop their inventions and discoveries into marketable products. The winning teams receive cash prizes totaling 37,500 Euros from the Zeidler Research Foundation and coaching sessions with TUM´s start-up advising and UnternehmerTUM.

Application: June 15 to July 05, 2020

Do you have a new idea and/or technology with high market potential? Does it face social challenges and create added value?

Then apply for the ideas competition TUM IdeAward by July 05 aiming for the chance to win prize money in the total amount of 37,500 Euros (1st Place: 15,000 Euros, 2nd Place: 12,500 Euros, 3rd Place: 10.000 Euros) as well as an individual start-up coaching that supports your idea until its market entry.

Participants: Scientists, graduates (Bachelor, Master, PhD), employees and alumni (up to 5 years after graduation) of the TUM.

Further information regarding the conditions of participation and the application process can be found here: https://www.tum.de/ideaward.