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02.05.2019 – 13:32

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Reuters Ranking: TUM stands alongside Europe's most innovative universities

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New Reuters Ranking:

TUM stands alongside Europe's most innovative universities

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is again among the top ten in the latest ranking of "Europe's Most Innovative Universities". To compile the ranking, the British news agency Reuters assesses the impact of the research and innovation activities of universities on progress in technology and economy.

With the number seven position, TUM has retained its spot among Europe's 10 most innovative universities in the fourth edition of the Reuters Ranking. Close partners of TUM also achieved high ratings, with Imperial College London, EPF Lausanne and DTU in Copenhagen placing 3rd, 5th and 13th, respectively. The Belgian university KU Leuven is again ranked first in Europe. Among countries, Germany has the most universities in the top 100.

To compile the ranking, Reuters analyzed 10 indicators for the period 2012-2017, including

- the number of patent filings and approvals, in particular international 
  patents
- citations of these patents in other patent filings
- citations of universities' scientific publications in patent filings and 
  industry research publications.  

TUM's high ranking is therefore indicative of its outstanding technology transfer efforts - in other words, activities that convert research into real-world applications that benefit society. Apart from applying for and utilizing patents, this includes long-term research partnerships with companies and the support provided by TUM to help more than 70 start-ups get off the ground every year. According to the "German Startup Monitor", TUM spawns more entrepreneurs than any other German university.

More information:

- Europe's Most Innovative Universities 2019: https://graphics.reuters.com/EUROP
  E-UNIVERSITY-INNOVATION/010091N02HR/index.html
- Technology transfer at TUM: 
  https://www.tum.de/en/tum-business/technology-transfer/
- TUM in rankings: https://www.tum.de/en/about-tum/our-university/rankings/ 
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe's leading research
universities, with around 550 professors, 42,000 students, and 10,000 academic
and non-academic staff. Its focus areas are the engineering sciences, natural
sciences, life sciences and medicine, combined with economic and social
sciences. TUM acts as an entrepreneurial university that promotes talents and
creates value for society. In that it profits from having strong partners in
science and industry. It is represented worldwide with the TUM Asia campus in
Singapore as well as offices in Beijing, Brussels, Cairo, Mumbai, San Francisco,
and São Paulo. Nobel Prize winners and inventors such as Rudolf Diesel, Carl von
Linde, and Rudolf Mößbauer have done research at TUM. In 2006 and 2012 it won
recognition as a German "Excellence University." In international rankings, TUM
regularly places among the best universities in Germany. 

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