Munich Aerospace Summer School on Urban Air Mobility27 June 2019
“Urban Air Mobility” is the topic of this year's Munich Aerospace Summer School taking place 8-9 July 2019 at Georg-von-Vollmar-Akademie in Kochel am See. Among the speakers are international experts like Professor Brian German (Georgia Institute of Technology), Professor Mirko Hornung (Bauhaus Luftfahrt/Technical University of Munich), Professor Rolf Moeckel (Technical University of Munich) and Dr Reinhard Brandl, Member of the German Bundestag and supporter of the Urban Air Mobility Initiative by the city of Ingolstadt. The first day of the conference focuses exclusively on expert lectures while the second day addresses the Research Groups and the Scientific Advisory Board of Munich Aerospace. You can find the program here.
”traffiX and logistiX” conference on Ludwig Bölkow Campus27 May 2019
How can innovations in the mobility industry be unleashed and accelerated? The traffiX and logistiX innovation forum, which took place on the Ludwig Bölkow Campus on May 22, dealt with this question. The conference, jointly organized and held by Munich Network, Ludwig Bölkow Campus, and Airbus, united international actors from the traffic and logistic ecosystems, presented pioneering technology developments, new mobility services and business models and covered legal and regulatory topics. The moderated discussion rounds and expert panels were complemented by examples and prototypes from practice. For example Airbus’ flying taxi “CityAirbus” or the planned autonomous bus line on the campus of Technical University of Munich were presented. In the course of the event the start-up company “”PREWAVE” won the traffiX and logistiX Innovation Award worth 5.000 Euro.
Visit of Canadian start-ups25 March 2019
On March 19, a group of Canadian start-ups from Quebéc Province visited the Ludwig Bölkow Campus (LBC). The group has been accompanied by high level staff of LBC partner organisation “CRIAQ” based in Montreal and by Quebéc government officials. On the one hand, the Canadian start-ups had the opportunity to establish new business contacts with companies and research institutes in Bavaria and, on the other hand, LBC could expand its network in the Bavarian partner region Quebéc. During a pitching session, each start-up had the chance to present its activities to a professional audience. During a tour of the LBC in the afternoon, the start-ups personally met with staff from companies and research institutes based on campus. An evening cocktail reception hosted by the general delegate of Quebéc to Bavaria, Mrs. Marie-Eve Jean, completed this event.
Get-together at Airbus’ “CTO hub”19 February 2019
On February 18, the first get-together event in 2019 took place on Ludwig Bölkow Campus (LBC). This time the successful start-up company “Cloud Ararat”, which settled on LBC back in 2017, presented itself in the modern facilities of Airbus’ CTO hub. After Mert Altindag, founder and CEO, has presented in detail his young company, the numerous attendees were given the opportunity to ask additional and in-depth questions. The traditional lunch buffet concluded once more the event. The so called "get-togethers" take place approximately every 2 months with changing locations and serve the networking on Ludwig Bölkow Campus.
TU Munich department opens first office05 February 2019
On February 4, the Managing Director Dr. Michael Klimke and initial staff of the new department of aerospace and geodesy moved in their new offices at Ludwig Bölkow Campus (LBC). A new faculty building, comprising offices, laboratories, test facilities, a start-up center and student infrastructure, will be constructed in collaboration with several partners.