At UnternehmerTUM Academy for Innovators, we equip you with the skills, tools, and mindset needed to transform your vision into action.
Regardless of who you are: a young professional, a corporate executive, a scientist, or a student—if you're passionate about innovation, we'll accompany you on your journey.
Since 2002, UnternehmerTUM Academy for Innovators and our more than 15,000 alumni have shaped Germany's innovation and start-up landscape.
Our talents have built hundreds of high-impact ventures, transformed thousands of corporations, and impacted millions of lives.
Dive Into the Start-Up Ecosystem
Roll Up Your Sleeves and Start Building
Inspire and Lead Others
The Academy for Innovators is part of UnternehmerTUM, Europe's leading center for innovation and business creation. With its strong ties to the Technical University of Munich, UnternehmerTUM is committed to driving technology beyond the status quo and empowering people through education to make a lasting difference. Per year, we bring about:
billion euros in venture capital
We are founders, innovators, trainers, and makers who empower you to create an impact.
Meet a dedicated group of educators with a shared passion: enabling people to grow their distinct skillsets and change the world on a large scale.
We value individual strengths and opinions, aim for action rather than acquiring knowledge, address societal challenges, and lead by example.
Christian Margolus Zavala
Product, Strategy and Sales
As an entrepreneur, you learn from your mistakes - and you make many. With the help of other entrepreneurs, like Christian, you can avoid some.
Dr. Aylin Koca
Software Leader Customer Programs
Aylin is an entrepreneur and data science expert who knows the Academy by heart as a participant, as an employee, and now as a mentor.
Meet our Community
Dr.-Ing Alexander Schlüter
Venture Manager E.ON Future Lab
Founder Change Journal
Benefit from Our Tech Ecosystem
Digital Hub Mobility
Shape the Future of Mobility
Lift Germany to the AI Age
Digital Product Development
Build Digital Products That Matter
Print, Forge, Cut, Knit, and Weld
We boost the innovation capacity of leading companies and organizations.
We build entrepreneurial programs for universities. Together with our talents, we develop new business for our corporate partners. Moreover, foundations and government authorities put innovation initiatives into our hands.