Enter into collaboration with TRUMPF to grow your business through development cooperation, Go-To-Market partnership and access to funding

You will have the opportunity to engage with Dieter Kraft, Managing Director of TRUMPF Venture and TRUMPF Business Units.

TRUMPF is looking to collaborate with innovative companies offering solutions fitting with TRUMPF’s strategy in sustainability and deep tech. TRUMPF considers it is part of its corporate responsibility to handle resources carefully and to avoid negative impacts on the environment as much as possible. This is why TRUMPF set itself ambitious global climate protection targets and supports the 1.5 degree goal of the Paris Agreement. More specifically, TRUMPF is planning to collaborate and/or invest in companies offering a high level of differentiation and strong value proposition in the following fields of interest:

Optimising the use of resources through:

☑ Water Treatment & Optimisation, including treatment, detoxification, purification, filtering for industrial water management

☑ Energy Management: savings, and the decarbonation of energy;

☑ Circular Economy including sustain tech solutions as well as tools to predict, monitor and trace the impact of actions.

Further extending in New Space:

The activity in space is booming and this is just the beginning. TRUMPF is looking to collaborate and/ or invest in start-ups with the ambition to deliver technologies for satellites for both the upstream and downstream business. Photonics and lasers being part of the TRUMPF’s DNA, a particular attention will be given to photonic technologies applied in the new space area, where strong synergies are expected.

Have you met...

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Meet with Dieter Kraft, TRUMPF Venture Managing Director. Dieter is a recognized VC and Corporate VC. His investment thesis is not “limited” to current TRUMPF activities and is working to build the future.

TRUMPF is a deep innovation company, and Dieter is really looking forward to build strategic collaboration and to invest in companies shaping the future. Join the open meeting with Dieter to benefit from his vision and ask all your questions, you will gain much more than just an answer to your questions.

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TRUMPF is planning to collaborate and invest in companies offering a high level of differentiation and strong value proposition in the following fields of interest:
– Optimising use of resources
– Further extending in New Space

Innovation Call Process

Enter the selection process

To enter the selection process, please fill in the application form, so your company can be introduced to TRUMPF’s team. We strongly encourage you to start your application form as soon as possible.

To guide you through the selection process, the TRUMPF Venture team will introduce you to TRUMPF’s activities and to TRUMPF’s Venture investment policy during an open web-meeting. The topics and interest in Resources Optimization (Water, Energy) and New Space will be detailed.

April 15th – May 6th

Pre-selected companies will be invited to send a more detailed presentation. All applicants will receive feedback from the BLUMORPHO team. Companies expressing their interest in collaborating with TRUMPF late in the process might not have the time to be evaluated by the TRUMPF team.

Invitation to TRUMPF Venture Forum on July 12th 2022

Among the selected companies for collaboration, 15 will be invited to join the Internal TRUMPF Venture Forum in Ditzingen (Germany) to introduce their activities to the TRUMPF’s Management and Business Units and to define a collaboration roadmap during dedicated meetings.


Opportunities to engage with TRUMPF Venture and TRUMPF Business Units

High visibility

All applications will be introduced to the TRUMPF Venture team in charge of the selection.

Easy process

To enter into the process, you just need to fill in the form. To strengthen your application, join the dedicated webinar.

Strong support

We are here to support you throughout the whole process and after we will provide you with feedback.

Right timing

If your start-up is in the field of interest of TRUMPF, it is the right timing for you to get introduced to TRUMPF.


The high-technology company TRUMPF offers production solutions in the machine tool and laser sectors. It is driving digital connectivity in manufacturing industry through consulting, platform and software offers. TRUMPF is the world technological and market leader for machine tools used in flexible sheet metal processing, and also for industrial lasers. In 2018/19 the company – which has about 14,500 employees – achieved sales of 3.8 billion euros. With over 70 subsidiaries, the TRUMPF Group is represented in nearly all the countries of Europe, North and South America, and Asia. It has production facilities in Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, the USA, Mexico, China and Japan.
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About TRUMPF Venture

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.

Dieter Kraft

TRUMPF Venture
Managing Director


REGISTER to our information webinar on the 11th of February at 11am CET

Looking for sustainable growth by innovation?
We look forward to engaging disruption with you.