Enter into collaboration with TRUMPF to grow your business through development cooperation, goto market partnership and access to funding.

TRUMPF and TRUMPF Venture are welcoming collaboration with companies active in the Smart Factory, Laser applications, Artificial Intelligence and connected services for industrial applications.

A selection process was open until 26 August 2018 for companies interested in collaborating with TRUMPF for:

  • Development collaboration

  • Commercial / distribution partnership

  • Equity investment by TRUMPF Venture

TRUMPF Activities:

The high-tech company TRUMPF offers manufacturing solutions in the domains machinery, Laser technology and Electronics. TRUMPF is driving the digital networking of the producing Industry by consulting, platform and software solutions. TRUMPF is technology- and market leader in manufacturing machinery for flexible sheet metal processing and industrial lasers.
2015/16 the company generated EUR 2,81bn revenue with more than 11.000 employees. With more than 70 subsidiaries the group is present in nearly all European countries, in north and south America as well as in Asia. Manufacturing sites are in Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Austria as well as in Switzerland, Poland, Czechoslovakia, USA, Mexico, China and Japan.

TRUMPF Venture investment strategy:

TRUMPF Venture invests in early stage and growth companies who are complementing the TRUMPF innovation. As states Dieter Kraft, “the success of our portfolio companies is our success”. Therefore, TRUMPF Venture is taking an active investor role to support the growth of the portfolio companies. TRUMPF Venture enables market access, ease of industrialization and offers the opportunity to cooperate with TRUMPF business units as an option. TRUMPF Venture is positioned as Venture capital investor as well as strategic partner to create future industrial leadership.

To enter into the process:

To enter the selection process, please fill in the application form so your company can be introduced to the TRUMPF team. Pre-selected companies will be invited to send a more detailed presentation to organize a first introductory meeting with the TRUMPF Venture team. Among the selected companies for investment and/or collaboration, 15 will be invited to join the Internal TRUMPF Venture Forum days in Stuttgart to introduce their activities to TRUMPF management team and to define a mutual collaboration roadmap through one to one meetings. The scope for investment and/or collaboration opportunities is quite broad as illustrated here.

Additive Manufacturing

Predictive Maintenance


3D Printing

Artificial Intelligence


Supply chain Management

Quantum Technology


Virtual Reality

Augmented Reality




Laser Projection

A dedicated webinar to introduce you TRUMPF, its investment team and collaboration opportunities:

Be careful: the first-come first-served rule applies.

Companies expressing their interest in collaborating with TRUMPF at late dates in the process might not have the time to be evaluated by the TRUMPF team. We strongly encourage you to start your application form as soon as possible. To guide you through the TRUMPF selection process, we are organizing a webinar on the 14th of June at 6.30 pm CEST.

In case you wish to receive additional information on the TRUMPF Venture Forum 2018, please contact Ms Ermira VODO (+33 768 036 211).