Welcome to the Venture Lab Additive Manufacturing!

Mission

The Venture Lab Additive Manufacturing actively supports teams that want to transform innovative research results from the field of additive manufacturing into successful start-ups unleashing the full potential of this key technology to solve the great challenges of our time.

For this purpose, we are always looking for the right teams and talents with tangible ideas in the field of additive manufacturing and related areas, as well as all students and researchers who bring a general interest in entrepreneurship and the technologies of tomorrow. 

Whether you are at the beginning of your studies or at the end of your Ph.D.: Feel free to contact us at any time and we will support you in selecting suitable programs and guide you on your journey to a successful start-up!

Let's print a better future!

Our Offerings

Education - Through special education programs, we close the AM knowledge gap of today and create the AM experts of tomorrow!

Venturing - We guide you through the AM ecosystem and the UnternehmerTUM offerings.

Events & Network - We drive the AM ecosystem and give you the opportunity to connect with the right experts and talents.

Spaces & Infrastructure - Access to AM infrastructure and office spaces.

Our Team

 

Dr.-Ing. Sascha Schwarz
Operations Director
Mail | LinkedIn | Google Scholar

 

Prof. Dr. Peter Mayr
Academic Director 
Chair of Materials Engineering of Additive Manufacturing | Mail

 

Tim Lüken
Venture Director
UnternehmerTUM Business Creators | Mail


Margarete Weißmann
Start-Up Advisor
Mail


Silija Breimann
Lab Support
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Leon Hündl
Lab Support
Mail


Johannes Lauer
Operations Support
Mail

Our Contributions

 

 

Team SUPPLYZ:
“With the Venture Lab Additive Manufacturing, we got the right partner regarding AM ecosystem guidance resulting in important access opportunities in academia, industry and events”.
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Team Carbon Atlantis:
“The Venture Lab Additive Manufacturing gives us the valuable opportunity to access 3D printing infrastructure and enables us to print with innovative, new materials such as high-performance polymers, and become AM-experts.”
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Team Ucaneo:
The Venture Lab Additive Manufacturing helps us a lot with advanced prototyping in the area of printed microfluidics and biofabrication. The expertise combined with the right scientific expert network is really accelerating our tech development.”
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Team Reparto:
“The Venture Lab Additive Manufacturing helped us to sharpen our AM business idea, served us as a valuable expert mentor, and connected us to the right people.”
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Our Events

Join our upcoming AMeetUP and connect with the Munich Additive Manufacturing / 3D-Printing ecosystem!

Education

Our current thesis topics:

  • Development and Evaluation of a specialized 3D printing platform using AI models for viscous materials (e.g., silicone, food, ceramics) LINK

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