Technical University of Munich (TUM) came together with the German Centre for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi to celebrate 150 years of TUM, one of the top universities in Europe. The event was hosted at the German Embassy on 31st October.
Prof. Dr Juliane Winkelmann, Senior Vice President International Alliances and Alumni at the Technical University of Munich and Dr. Anil Wali, Managing Director, Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer, IIT Delhi explained how universities in India and Germany can create a supportive environment for innovation and entrepreneurship.
They highlighted the importance of how universities can help in promoting start-ups and supporting young innovators.
Technical University of Munich has been fostering a supportive environment for innovation with a market oriented holistic
approach for 150 years, and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, one of best institutes in India, with its Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) aims to be an effective interface with the industry to foster, promote and sustain commercialisation of science and technology.
The lectures were very well attended by guests from various fields.
To mark the 150th birthday of TUM a big birthday cake was cut
by Dr Winkelmann and Stephan Lanzinger, Head of the Science and Technology Department, German Embassy.