TRUMPF is looking for collaborations with start-ups developing or providing innovative solutions supporting the evolution of the data driven business while addressing key challenges like data protection and cybersecurity, the use of AI as well as distributed ledger technologies.

TRUMPF Venture Forum 2019

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

A selection process is open from 5 February 2019 to 12 May 2019. To enter into the selection process, please fill in the application form so your company can be introduced to the TRUMPF team. All applicants will receive a feedback.

Among the selected companies for collaboration, 15 will be invited to join the Internal TRUMPF Venture Forum on 8 and 9 July in Ditzingen / Germany to introduce their activities to the TRUMPF management team and to define collaboration roadmaps during dedicated meetings.

The first-come first-served rule applies. Be careful, 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.

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.

Be part of it

APRIL 9, 2019 AT 5:00PM CEST

To guide you through the TRUMPF selection process and to strengthen your application, we organize a webinar on 9 April. This webinar is a unique opportunity to find out more on TRUMPF expectations for collaboration.

During this webinar, Ms. Christina KOTZUR from TRUMPF Venture, will introduce the TRUMPF activities, the TRUMPF Venture investment policy and the TRUMPF interest in AI, Cybersecurity and Distributed Ledger Applications.

Her presentation will be followed by a Q&A for you to ask all your questions.


The German 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 a technology and market leader in manufacturing machinery for flexible sheet metal processing and industrial lasers.
2017/18 the company generated a turnover of 3,566 million euros with more than 13,000 employees. With more than 70 subsidiaries the TRUMPF Group is present in nearly all European countries, in the 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, Czech Republic, USA, Mexico, China and Japan


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.

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