January 30, 2015 5:22 PM ET

Company Overview of Technische Universität Munich

Company Overview

Technical University of Munich is an educational institution.

Arcisstrasse 21



Founded in 1868


49 89 289 01


49 89 289 22000

Key Executives for Technische Universität Munich

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Technische Universität Munich Key Developments

Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft and Daimler AG Collaborate with the Technical University of Munich to Develop Visio M

BMW AG and Daimler AG collaborated with the Technical University of Munich to develop, build and modify an electric vehicle called Visio M. The model features side windows made out of plastic, aluminium body panels, a monocoque made from carbon fibre-reinforced plastic, structural airbags located on the bumpers and on both doors, a two-spoke multi-function steering wheel, a digital instrument cluster, a tablet-like touch screen on the centre stack and an ethanol-based heater. It is equipped with a 20bhp motor that takes electricity from a lithium-ion battery pack mounted behind the seats. It reaches a top speed of 75 mph and has a range of up to 100 miles in ideal driving conditions. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research granted the school EUR7.1m to develop the Visio.M.

Technical University of Munich, German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia, Singapore Polytechnic and ST Kinetics Extend Composite Research Partnership to the Industry

Technical University of Munich, German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia, Singapore Polytechnic and ST Kinetics signed a memorandum of understanding with nine other local and international companies to promote composite technology through the following avenues: Technology development and demonstration; Education and training; Services for industrial projects; and Entrepreneurship. Therefore, the collaboration aims to build a sustainable composite technology resource model that will support local small and medium enterprises as well as start-up companies with the necessary resources to develop and build composite materials in accordance to their individual industry needs. The four founding members, TUM, TUM Asia, Singapore Polytechnic and ST Kinetics will drive this initiative along with other participating companies through efforts in the four key areas of technology transfer, workforce development, technology demonstration and promotion, and services. Singapore Polytechnic and ST Kinetics will play an important role in this project. A composite technology laboratory has been setup within the premises of Singapore Polytechnic to leverage on the training and development skills of its staff to equip the workforce with the know-hows in the latest composite technology.

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