Application Steps

1.) Go to the Application Page and fill out the Form:

2.) Hope for the best!

Application Deadline 13 JUL 2020

Discipline Categories It is your free choice to decide which role you want to take during the course, but choose wisely!

Business Developer

You are expert for business aspects throughout the whole project and you will be responsible for feasibility and viability dimensions.

Tech Developer

You are responsible for prototyping. By considering both desirability and feasibility, you will create a solution concept and prototype iteratively.

Problem Expert

You are expert of understanding the potential user’s or customer’s needs. Thus, you find and realize a suitable solution and are responsible for viability and desirability dimensions.

Team constellation

For a good working team we need at least one Business Developer, one Problem Expert and enough Tech Developers to cover the fields software, hardware and mechatronics.

Application Process This is your chance! Show us who you are! THINK. MAKE. START. !

Step out of your comfort zone:

Choose the discipline for which you want to apply within TMS. Your application will compete against all the other applications within this category!

Compose what you think expresses best who you are and what you do. It can be a short video (<90 sec), a homepage, a portfolio, a pitchdeck, a piece of code, or your winning recipe for the perfect team in which you were the master chef (< 10MB).
Go on, upload it somewhere and post the link in the “Application Link” field. Only this link and your first name will be shared with your peers.

Rank your peers:

You get to review and rank other applicants: who would you want in the course? So this is it, truly democratic: everyone votes and gets voted on.

Plus, you already get to know the people who you might want on your team (because, pssst…the team is everything!!).

Rock the event:

Once everybody has voted, the TMS Orga Team then gets a ranking for every discipline. Based on this ranking we choose the participants for Think.Make.Start.

You will hear from us via mail and once you accepted the spot you are part of the next batch of Think.Make.Start.




About Us

THINK. MAKE. START. is a two week course hosted by TUM’s Lab for Product Development and Lightweight Design, designed to foster innovation giving students the chance to work on real world problems, exploring the potential of new technologies or challenges by developing new solutions.

Our goal is to promote innovation and facilitate the creation of new spin-outs at TUM.






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