TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
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 the 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. All this combines to make TUM one of Europe’s leading universities.
Competences & Capabilities
In line with its institutional strategy TUM. The Entrepreneurial University, is committed to address all aspects of the innovation triangle: education, innovation and business creation.
TUM’s mission is to spearhead the education of top-talent and the development and marketing of new technologies, innovative solutions and services that support people in their right to a healthy diet and in their duty to improve nutrition, achieve food security and promote a sustainable bioeconomy.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
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
The project will expand, adapt & implement 3-D CT scanning technologies to digitise the beef & lamb food chain into a new Connected Food System
The Global Food Venture Programme enables highly qualified PhD students from across Europe to turn their innovative research into successful business propositions
Participants will take on a production, consumption, and socio-economic angle to tackle issues such as environmental footprint, biodiversity, and food waste
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
An additional advantage is the possible reduction of unnecessary waste
The following intermediate steps are required
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