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Three-day entrepreneurial skills training for academic researchers

Give your career some new perspectives. At E-Camp, in the course of just three days, you will try out business design tools and methods in a thoroughly hands-on manner. You will learn how to identify entrepreneurial opportunities to develop business models, and how to apply them in your daily research work.

Through interdisciplinary teamwork based on a new technology, you will learn to develop innovative business ideas in an iterative mode and to test them with potential customers. Through continual communication and interaction in a business context, your learning process will be significantly accelerated.

how you will benefit:
  • You will be given entrepreneurial tools and methods, useful for your daily research work
  • You will experience interdisciplinary teamwork
  • You will gain contacts and feedback by our experts
  • You will expand your professional network


The application procedure is closed.

Your personal contact

Olivia Hornsmann

Olivia Hornsmann

Project Leader
Entrepreneurship Education

+49 89-18 94 69-1526
@ hornsmann@unternehmertum.de



The most important aspects at a glance

  • Target group

    Doctoral students and Post-Docs – especially from the TUM Graduate School.

  • Format


  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Language


  • requirements

    Curiosity and openness. A business idea of your own is not required.

  • Course fee

    Doctoral students from the TUM Graduate School: EUR 150.

    Students from other universities or Post-Docs:
    EUR 350

    Reimbursement of the course fee is possible under the Guidelines of the TUM Graduate School.

  • Workshop Team

    Experts from TUM Entrepreneurs, the TUM Entrepreneurship Research Institute, and founders of successful businesses will support you in your development of creative ideas.

  • Dates and locations

    The next dates will be announced here.

    The location is usually Garching at the new Entrepreneurship Center of UnternehmerTUM and TUM, which hosts creative working spaces such as the 1500 square-meter high-tech workshop MakerSpace.

  • Approach

    E-Camp! provides you with a profound method of developing convincing business models in a structured way. Through interdisciplinary teamwork, action-based learning methods and experienced trainers, you will receive a personal Business Design Toolkit of your very own. In this way, you will find out not only how to put a business on its feet, and that business contacts are vital, but you will also gain more self-confidence in transforming your ideas into entrepreneurial opportunities and how to integrate it in your daily research work.


What people have said about the programme
„At E-Camp I realized, that having a great piece of technology is one thing, but finding and reaching your possible customer is completely different. The workshop helped me to understand how to approach the transition from science to industry.“
Christoph Kowitz, Doktorand Scientific Computing