Sustainable e-waste management: Successful cooperation of TUM and Ghanaian university
After a long-time cooperation in the future-oriented areas of water and energy research, environment, mobility and global health, KNUST and Technical University of Munich (TUM) entered a sustainable and strategic partnership at the end of 2018.
Developing sustainable solutions
The book provides an up-to-date overview of the challenges faced in the assessment of this field, the current state of research and practice as well as possible future developments.
Straubing is a competence centre for renewable resources
TUM School of Management was able to connect with Prof. Dr. Hübner, Chair of Supply and Value Chain Management at the TUM Campus Straubing, to discuss the importance of sustainability within companies and the wide range of opportunities a Bachelor’s degree in Management & Technology with a Specialization in Renewable Resources will provide students.
Green founders can crisis
Green founders face mega-challenges of our society with their business ideas: climate change and resource turnaround. With the Corona Pandemic, a challenge is being added that no one has chosen to face. However, those who want to contribute to more sustainability with their start-up have already decided against the path of least resistance before Corona. The “PlanB – Biobased.Business.Bavaria” start-up competition is now being launched for these start-ups.
TUMCS plans close cooperation with Imperial College London
Recently, Dr. Marco Aurisicchio, Reader at the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London (ICL), visited the Chair of Circular Economy and its head Prof. Dr. Magnus Fröhling at the Straubing Campus of the Technical University Munich (TUM). The reason for the meeting was a planned cooperation between Imperial College and TUM in the field of Circular Economy.
TUM Brussels: Cooperation in the area of circular economy
The joint Brussels Office of the EuroTech Universities Alliance regularly facilitates the establishment of competitive consortia for funding instruments within the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020). On November 15, a successful workshop on EU funding possibilities and joint activities in the area of Circular Economy took place, engaging multiple EuroTech partners.
“Change in itself is not a bad thing, but it must be sustainable. And you can help,” said Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber, Rector of the TUM Campus Straubing, to the 190 or so new students. On Monday she officially began her studies with the first semester welcome.
Further expansion of the TUM Campus Straubing
The TUM Campus Straubing for biotechnology and sustainability will be further expanded with promising technologies for innovative climate protection. This was announced by the Bavarian Prime Minister Dr. Markus Söder in his government statement yesterday. TUM President Thomas F. Hofmann and the Rector of the TUM Campus Straubing, Volker Sieber, see this as an important step towards the expansion of the science city Straubing with nationwide appeal.
Using natural strengths
The Vereinigung Wasserkraftwerke in Bayern from Munich and the Landesverband Bayerischer Wasserkraftwerke from Regensburg organised a joint hydropower seminar on 2 October at the TUM campus in Straubing. For the first time, both associations joined forces to discuss current hydropower issues.
10. European Symposium on Biopolymers
The 10th European Symposium on Biopolymers, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in Straubing after 20 years, started yesterday. Initiated and organized by Prof. Jochen Schmid (former TUMCS, now NTNU Norway) in cooperation with TUMCS and C.A.R.M.E.N. e.V. the event gathered more than 100 participants from 20 countries. Highly renowned experts from the field of biopolymer research will present and discuss the latest findings in this field for three days at the highest international level.