In the Entrepreneurship business unit, we organize start-ups with a high pace. We participate in the seed financing round as well as in subsequent financing rounds, offer access to our network, especially in the Saxon startup ecosystem, and support founders in setting up the company by providing consulting and services from our own resources in the areas of finance & accounting, HR, IT and office.
For more than 20 years, the TUDAG group of companies has been promoting start-ups in Dresden as a business location. With currently more than 550 jobs in companies co-founded by TUDAG, we make an important contribution to the business landscape of the state capital. Our close relation to the TU Dresden enables us to create a platform for a fast and successful spin-off.
In doing so, we not only offer startups access to individual consulting services and to a far-reaching network, but also participate in financing rounds. For example, we currently combine investments by third parties in companies financed and co-founded by TUDAG amounting to over half a billion euros with the capital contributions made by TUDAG.
Altavo gives voiceless people back their voice: The Dresden-based startup, founded in 2021, uses non-invasive radar sensor technology and AI algorithms for speech recognition to improve the rehabilitation of voiceless people. Compared to existing forms, the approach enables higher speech quality, better manageability and a lower risk of complications.
Since 2011, AMFD – Auto Mobil Forschung Dresden GmbH has been supervising the practical implementation of industrially applicable development tools. These include, in particular, product solutions for automotive development and testing for OEMs, suppliers and science-related partners.
CarboCon is the leading service provider for carbon concrete: its competencies range from project management, planning of construction projects, development and approval of technical solutions to patent applications.
CREDOXYS GmbH develops and distributes specialty chemicals for organic electronics. As a component of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and solar cells, CREDOXYS‹ novel transport materials and dopants improve the performance of smartphone displays and flexible solar films (OPV). The platform concept of the new material classes allows the material properties to be adapted to the requirements of a wide variety of applications. CREDOXYS GmbH was founded in 2021 as a spin-off of the TU Dresden.
denovoMATRIX develops and produces biomimetic coatings for the cultivation of human cells. The modular denovoMATRIX technology offers solutions for cell culture in the life sciences as well as for the cell therapies of the future.
As a spin-off of the TU Dresden, DyNAbind GmbH has been offering innovative technologies and products for drug discovery since 2017. The use of DNA-encoded libraries from several million test substances makes it possible to find effective compounds in a very short time.
Heliatek develops, manufactures and markets ultra-thin, large-area solar films based on 100 percent green technology. As a result, the spin-off from TU Dresden and Ulm University founded in 2016 is now considered a technology leader in the field of organic photovoltaics (OPV).
IAM GmbH specializes in innovative mobility solutions in the field of vehicle mechatronics. In coöperation with the TU Dresden, the subsidiary of TUDAG supports the transfer of industry-related research services on topics related to automated driving.
A biotech spin-off of TU Dresden, Innate Repair Limited (IR Lld.) aims to advance the treatment of cancer and degenerative diseases. To this end, IR Ltd. translates scientific concepts generated at TUD into commercially successful therapeutic options.
Lohrmann’s Brew is the result of scientific hop science and traditional brewing craft. The beer developed at the Technical University of Dresden convinces with university depth and high academic original gravity: A true bearer of knowledge that combines quality, culture and taste.
The focus at MDTB Cells is on the development of cell-based immunomodulatory agents and drugs. The joint goal of the pharmaceutical companies is to develop new regenerative therapies for severe inflammation-associated diseases and to apply them, in particular, in large patient populations.
Riboxx develops, manufactures and markets unique compounds for the immunotherapy of cancer or viral diseases. Riboxx was founded in 2009 by Prof. Dr. med. Jacques Rohayem and has 2 business units: The riboxx life sciences business unit, for the development, manufacturing and commercialization of molecular gene switches and the riboxx pharmaceuticals business unit, for the development, manufacturing and commercialization of molecular immunoswitches.
Sensorics GmbH uses organic semiconductors to analyze solids and liquids in stationary industrial processes: The patented optical sensor technology makes it possible to detect ingredients and impurities in, for example, food, plastics or coolants.
Sixonia Tech GmbH is a technology-driven startup that produces customized e‑graphenes. The large-flake, thin-layer graphenes can be adapted to various processing requirements, enabling perfect interaction with any matrix systems.
With the world’s first odor detector chip for mass-market devices, Smart Nanotubes Technologies GmbH enables fast and simple digital odor detection. The technology allows companies to develop innovative product solutions for diverse odor and gas detection applications.
SpiNNcloud Systems GmbH offers highly parallel and real-time computing technology for artificial intelligence (AI) applications. In doing so, the innovative technology combines the elements of statistical AI with a brain-inspired microprocessor design to deliver real-time AI applications.
TUDATEX GmbH offers innovative, textile-based solutions from a single source: As a link between science and industry, the company provides services in all areas of textile technology, textile mechanical engineering and application-related industries.
VUFO operates as a non-university research institute in the field of vehicle and traffic safety. On the one hand, the main focus of our company is on the documentation and reconstruction of traffic accidents within the globally renowned GIDAS project. On the other hand, as a renowned service provider, we specialize in the processing of national and international projects in the field of data analysis, novel vehicle safety systems and automated driving.