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TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH

Profile

The  Technical  University  of  Munich  (TUM)  combines  top-class   facilities   for   cutting-edge   research   with   unique   learning   opportunities   for   students.   It   is   committed  to  finding  solutions  to  major  challenges  facing society as we move forward:

  • Health & Nutrition
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Environment & Climate
  • Information & Communications
  • Mobility & Infrastructure

TUM thinks and acts with an entrepreneurial spirit. Its aim: to create lasting value for society.

Competences & Capabilities

In   line   with   its   institutional   strategy,   TUM,   the   Entrepreneurial  University,  is  committed  to  address  the   innovation   triangle:   education,   innovation   &   business  creation.  TUM’s  mission  is  to  spearhead  the  education  of  top-talents,  the  development  &  marketing of new technologies & innovative solutions and services. The aim is to support people in their right to  a  healthy  diet  and  their  duty  to  improve  nutrition,  achieve    food    security    and    promote    sustainable    bioeconomy.

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH

Technical University of Munich, Arcisstr. 21, 80333 Munich, Germany

https://www.tum.de

Contact

Dr. Amaryllis Vidali vidali@zv.tum.de
+49 892 8922 617

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
COVID-19

MeDiCo-Health

Micronutrient deficiencies are a frequent condition in the general population of the EU and worldwide

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Public Engagement

Developing a Digital Toolkit to Enhance the Communication of Scientific Health Claims

Consumers often neither understand nor trust health claims on food packages, and so are not able to use them to make informed personal nutrition choices

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Innovation

Advanced technologies for beef & lamb composition, imaging & sorting

The project will expand, adapt & implement 3-D CT scanning technologies to digitise the beef & lamb food chain into a new Connected Food System

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Education

Food and Nutrition: The Truth Behind Food Headlines

Learn how to find reliable, scientific information about food and nutrition and identify the truth behind food headlines

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Education

Sustainable Food Systems - Entrepreneurial Summer School 2019

Participants will take on a production, consumption, and socio-economic angle to tackle issues such as environmental footprint, biodiversity, and food waste

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Innovation

Quality Information Services and Dietary Advice for Personalized Nutrition in Europe

The work includes: Programming the platform functionality with additional services (apps, diagnostics) with external business partners; Proof of principle trial in two countries using an innovative App (eNutri) to deliver personalized food recommendations to consumers; Implementing the full organisational and operational structure of Quisper including Scientific Advisory Board; Active engagement of partners, suppliers and end-users

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Education

Global Food Venture Programme 2020

We´re excited to announce that the Global Food Venture Programme of  EIT Food will support once again highly-qualified PhD students from across Europe to transform their research into viable business in the Food & AgTech space

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Innovation

Digital Twin Management

An additional advantage is the possible reduction of unnecessary waste

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Innovation

VALOCAKE, Valorization of rapeseed press cake as multi-functional food ingredients and tasty food

Protein is perhaps the most challenging macronutrient when it comes to sustainable production

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Entrepreneurship

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Once you have applied for FAN, you will go through a rigorous selection process where you will be judged by a series of experts including successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts from the agriculture and food industries