The Technical University of Munich (TUM) will launch five new degree programs in the upcoming winter semester. TUM is expanding its course offerings in the new Department of Aerospace and Geodesy as well as in the interdisciplinary field of management, technology and sustainability.
The circular economy can have a decisive impact on Germany achieving its climate, resource conservation and sustainability targets. The Circular Economy Initiative Deutschland has now published recommendations for policy makers, the private sector and researchers. Prof. Magnus Fröhling of the TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability is part of this initiative. In this interview he explains how a circular economy can get underway.
An enzyme could make a dream come true for the energy industry: It can efficiently produce hydrogen using electricity and can also generate electricity from hydrogen. The enzyme is protected by embedding it in a polymer. An international research team with significant participation of scientists from Technical University of Munich (TUM) has presented the system in the renowned science journal Nature Catalysis.
Episode 3 of the new podcast series “Sustainability. Time to Change” is about cleantech and the energy transition. In this episode we speak with Susanne Kurowski, a researcher at Professorship for Innovation & Technology Management at the TUM Campus Straubing. She shares her insights into a transition to clean energy, the start-ups driving these changes and their struggles with sourcing funding and surviving the “Valley of Death”.