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TUM Start-up Consulting

From initial idea to successful establishment in the market

If you are a business founder or start-up, UnternehmerTUM will provide you with fully-founded advice and active practical assistance in all major fields and at all major stages of your Start-up. We shall be there to advise and encourage you from your initial idea to your successful establishment in the market. And, as part of the TUMentrepreneurship project, the TUM Start-up Consulting is available to academics and students at the Technische Universität München free of charge.

how you will benefit:
  • Advice on Start-ups for academics and students free of charge
  • Support in market screening
  • Active supervision and assistance in putting plans into practice
  • Help in drawing up a business plan
  • Strategic and operational advice


For an initial consulting please register via our form "Inquiry for initial consulting of start-up plans" below. One of the start-up consultants will approach you and agree a date for an initial interview as soon as possible. Thank you.


Inquiry for initial consulting of start-up plans


Your personal contact

TUM Start-up Consulting

+49 89-18 94 69-1430

The most important aspects at a glance

TUM Gründungsberatung

The TUM start-up consultancy comprises a large number of aspects and stages which are important before and during the foundation of a business. The following examples will show you the most important consultancy services and topics in an abbreviated form and will serve you as a guide; your individual need for support can only be addressed at a personal interview with one of our experts. For this purpose, please send us an inquiry for initial consulting of start-up plans.

  • target group

    start-ups and founders, students, academics

  • Format

    strategic and operational consulting

  • Duration



Contents and sequence

  • Developing your business model
    • Identifying business opportunities
    • Developing a business idea
    • Market screening
  • Drawing up a business plan
    covering e.g. the following aspects
    • Product or technology (USP)
    • Marketing and sales
    • Financial planning
  • Acquiring grants
  • Coordination with university agencies
    • Patent and Licensing Office
    • Central departments of the Technische Universität München (TUM Legal Office, Personnel Departments, Finance Department, Property Management)
  • Building up a business
    • Advice on strategy, finance, organisation, sales, and project development and planning
    • Drawing up concrete steps and milestones in a workshop
    • Active support in putting things into practice
  • Financing
    • Consulting in possible financing forms