TUM ForTe – Office for Research and Innovation – provides scientists and scholars with professional and comprehensive advice on research funding and technology transfers.

Our national research funding experts offer information on funding opportunities from the German Research Foundation (DFG), the German government, the state of Bavaria and a large number of foundations.

TUM’s EU Office provides information on EU research programs as well as other trans-national funding opportunities.

The TUM Talent Factory is the point of contact for talented young researchers and supports research assistants, post-doctoral students and junior research group leaders from Germany and abroad in establishing their academic and scientific careers at TUM.

TUM’s Patents and Licenses advises scientists on issues relating to utilizing their inventions, particularly as regards patent and licensing matters. TUMentrepreneurship is an entire project dedicated solely to promoting technology-based, growth-oriented start-ups. Start-up advice significantly contributes to this.