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Teaching Scope

For our teaching, we bridge insights from innovation and technology management, sustainability, and entrepreneurship with a focus on bioeconomy. We seek to familiarize students with the fundamental knowledge to assess innovative opportunities in the context of renewable resources for new ventures and established firms and to identify the critical measures for successful implementation.


We currently offer the following courses:

Bachelor in Sustainable Management and Technology

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Business Ethics
  • International Management
  • Innovation and Technology Management

Bachelor in Bioeconomy

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Policy & Innovation

Master in Sustainable Management and Technology

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Bioeconomy
  • Seminar in Innovation and Technology Management

Master in Bioeconomy

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Bioeconomy
  • Seminar in Innovation and Technology Management

Ph.D. courses

  • Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

Final Thesis

We accept both empirical and conceptual theses. Please note that the amount of work will be approximately the same for both. Even if you plan to write your thesis with a company it is necessary to have a sound theoretical basis and you must fulfill the requirements of a scientific thesis. There are two ways to write your final thesis: Self-selected topics or topics directly related to our research projects. Either way the thesis should be related to our research field! To apply for a final thesis please provide a short description of your research idea, your CV and transcript of records to

In case we have more applications than capacity, we will select based on (1) successful completion of the seminar in Innovation and Technology Management (TIM seminar at TUMCS), (2) successful completion of courses qualifying you to conduct academic work, and (3) motivation and further qualifications.


For further course information please visit TUM-Online.


Professorship for Innovation and Technology Management

Am Essigberg 3
94315 Straubing


Prof. Dr. Claudia Doblinger
Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-410


Silke Heindl
Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-411