The success in highly competitive funding programs such as the ERC Grants contribute significantly to TUM’s leading position in cutting-edge research on a national and international level. With the TUM Seed Fund, TUM supports coordinators of a collaborative research project or Principal Investigators of an ERC project who are preparing to submit a proposal.
If you are interested in the different TUM Seed Fund opportunities for EU projects, please find all relevant information on our Information Sheet.
If you want to apply for the TUM Seed Fund – EU Coordination or ERC, please refer to
- EU collaborative projects: Support Form_Eu-Co (TUM ID mandatory)
- ERC Grants: Support Form_ERC (TUM ID mandatory)
Please inform the International Research Funding Team at TUM ForTe as early as possible about your plans to prepare an EU project to ensure optimum support from our side.
TUM Seed Fund for DFG Programmes
With the TUM Seed Fund for Coordinated Programmes (DFG), TUM also supports researchers who are planning to submit proposals for various DFG funding lines. For more information, consult the National Funding Support Team.