REAL CHALLENGES
IN A HANDS-ON TEAM PROJECT

Data crunching? New robotics applications?
Uncovering industrial IoT through AI, AR and VR?

9 April - 3 July, 2018

INFO FOR LATE BIRDS: Yes! You may still join us until April 20 (deadline for team & idea registration). Register for the course & join us in our Slack Workspace

REGISTRATION

Why This Course Is Super Cool?

Create, prototype and test your working solution with actual stakeholders. Utilize proprietary resources (data, software, hackable hardware, options for immersion into current operational context for needs exploration, etc.) of the partner companies, MakerSpace, and UnternehmerTUM. Pitch feasible and holistic solutions for existing customer needs. Enjoy an individualized learning process suited to your team-specific needs provided by experienced entrepreneurs and founders on business design, tech development, team development, and methodology for project development.

Key Aspects

Target Group

Students of all programs and all semesters

Costs

Free for all participants. In addition, teams get budget and latest tech for prototyping

More Benefits

  • Free access to MakerSpace and machine courses
  • The Course is in English, up to 6 ECTS (faculty-dependent!)
  • Best teams get awards from partner companies

Schedule

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April 9th-10th

GET STARTED

  • Kick Off (April 9) - "Challenge Fair" with food and drinks. Register here
  • Ideation workshop (April 10) - Get inspired and meet potential teammates: 13:30-15:30 OR 16:00-18:00
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    April 11th - 20th

    TEAM FORMATION & IDEA REGISTRATION
  • "Challenge Deep Dive" workshops to facilitate team formation around your project ideas. Signup here
  • Teambuilding workshop - learn and try techniques for teamwork: April 16 OR April 20
  • Deadline for team & idea registration: April 20, 16:00
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    April 23rd - May 15th

    PROJECT WORK

    Coaching sessions per team for ideation, tech, business and team development

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    May 16th - 30th

    MIDTERM MEETUP

    Present interim status to respective Challenge Owner to get feedback

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    May 31st - July 2nd

    PROJECT WORK

    Finalize deliverables, coaching sessions per team

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    July 3rd

    DEMO DAY

    Showcase final concept with prototype, poster, teaser video, business plan

    Challenges



    Robotics Challenge

    Texas Instruments (TI) invites multidisciplinary teams of students to use their engineering and creativity skills to solve real-world problems based on robotics. Participants will receive TI tools to explore their idea in solving an automotive-related problem using the new robotic platform for education: the RSLK. An amazing opportunity to get experience processing real data, developing a professional network inside Texas Instruments, and learning while solving a real problem with the latest technology from TI, as well as winning tech prizes!

    Logistics 4.0 Challenge

    RIO, the first cloud-based, manufacturer-independent and partner-open logistics platform invites you to jump on it. You have an idea how to make a truckers job less stressful? How free cargo space could be used and fuel could be saved? How transparency and efficiency can be increased? Or any other idea that makes logisticians happy? RIO experts can provide you with domain specific knowledge and support you to get started. Sounds interesting? Then come and join to get into the logistics flow!

    IIoT Challenge

    Did you know that MakerSpace, the high-tech prototyping workshop as grounds to home-made tech from TUM such as the WARR Hyperloop and ProGlove, already boasts 1000 members? This means that the maker's paradise frequently hosts members who would like to use various electric or hand tools, screws, sand paper and similar materials over a 1500 m² workshop space … even simultaneously! That is why an IoT-based tracking system is needed to provide locations and conditions of tools, availability of consumables, and live usage data summing up all in an inventory management system for this publicly accessible workshop. Up for this challenge together with the cool MakerSpace crew?

    AI & ML Challenge

    neurotrim is a healthcare startup providing an innovative method of analyzing and improving our body. Help us reprogram how our brain and muscles work together and improve the lives of many people. Join us in our quest to prevent unnecessary injuries, walking disabilities at old age and help maximize the performance of professional athletes. Our hardware collects thousands of data points each minute and we are looking for new ways to analyze, structure and visualize this information. We want our software to learn from every therapist-guided-session, to one day providing sessions itself, perfectly adjusted to each client’s needs through AI and bot solutions. Join our challenge and feel the big impact you can have on people’s health and quality of life!

    Embedded Challenge

    Embedded systems are the backbone of the digital transformation of entire industries and everyone should be part of it. We at CONTUNITY believe that every technician, engineer or student, even without experience working with embedded systems, can develop their individual electronics. We are a fast moving startup, which aims at radically lowering knowhow barriers in embedded development through easy-to-use online tools. Join us to bring our PCB layout generation to a whole new level. We believe that leveraging ML, AI and image recognition can change the way PCBs are developed. Ready to automate embedded development through ML and AI? CONTUNITY – electronics made simple.

    Supported by


    Team

    Dr. Aylin Koca

    Aylin Koca is manager of the UnternehmerTUM unit “Lectures & Seminars” and therewith responsible for the education of students and PhD students, as well as lecturing. She has gained extensive practical experiences abroad as cofounder and managing director of her own startup .

    Anastasia Myasnichenko

    Anastasia Myasnichenko is currently studying Management & Technology at TUM with a major in Computer Engineering. Also, she supports the Tech Talents at UnternehmerTUM as a working student.



    Duc Huy Dinh Le

    Duc Huy Dinh Le is currently studying Information Systems at the TUM and participates in multiple UnternehmerTUM formats. He supports the Entrepreneurship Education department at UnternehmerTUM with his knowledge, management and skills in photography.

    Contact us

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