Digital Hub Mobility.

Innovations for the digital future of mobility.

made in Germany.

The Digital Hub Mobility is part of the Germany-wide Digital Hub Initiative, launched by the country’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. At twelve interconnected locations, established companies work together with innovation partners from the scientific world and the startup scene. The Digital Hub Mobility is located in the UnternehmerTUM Center for Innovation and Business Creation and makes use of the unique UnternehmerTUM ecosystem to create the digital mobility innovations of the future.

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Kirstin Hegner
Managing Director

Kirstin Hegner heads the activities of Digital Hub Mobility. The qualified economist brings many years of professional experience from Bain & Company, a leading strategy and management consulting firm, as well as from various leading positions at Daimler. Several years she was part of the supervisory board of the automotive supplier SHW AG. Today she is also active as a business angel.

Julia Greßler
Project Manager

Julia Greßler supports all activities in the Digital Hub Mobility. She is responsible for coordinating appointments, planning workshops and events as well as various marketing activities. In addition to her degree in Business Administration she also brings practical experience from the automotive and tourism sectors.

Henning Richarz

Henning Richarz coordinates the activities of the Digital Hub Mobility. With a Master in International Business, he has already gained valuable experience in the automotive industry, nationally as well as internationally.

Julia Wilnhammer
Student Trainee

As a student trainee in the Digital Hub Mobility, Julia Wilnhammer supports the team with research into city benchmarking and also organizes delegation trips for partner companies. She is studying for her Master's degree in Management and Technology at the Technical University of Munich, where she specializes in strategy and management as well as mechanical engineering – one reason why she is especially open to new technologies and offers in the mobility sector. She also has practical experience in project management.

Bernhard Kalkbrenner
Project Manager

Bernhard Kalkbrenner coordinates the Hub’s mobility projects, bringing together companies and cities with innovations and startups. After studying in Germany and abroad, he obtained a PhD from the Technical University of Munich and gained startup experience.

UnternehmerTUM und
Digital Hub Mobility
– a perfect team.

Panel discussion about "The future of mobility" at UnternehmerTUM Forum 2018 ©UnternehmerTUM / Patrick Ranz
In the Digital Hub Mobility, for the first time, companies from the mobility sector and technology firms are joining forces. The aim is to strengthen Germany's outstanding position as an innovation location in the mobility sector and, within an attractive city, to create sustainable mobility for everyone. To achieve this, cross-industry mobility solutions are being co-developed together with start-ups and scientists in order to meet customers’ mobility needs. UnternehmerTUM provides the perfect breeding ground for this. It offers founders and startups an all-round service, from the initial idea to the IPO. A team of experienced entrepreneurs, scientists and managers helps founders to develop their products, services and business models. The experts actively support the companies with founding, market entry and financing.
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Facts about UnternehmerTUM

For Germany to remain a leader in the mobility of the future, we need new horizons as well as the interdisciplinary cooperation of all stakeholders in the mobility sector. The Digital Hub Mobility in Munich offers unique conditions for this.
Susanne Klatten, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UnternehmerTUM

Digital Product School.

Renowned companies, students and graduates all working together to change the world with digital products – that's what the Digital Product School is all about!
Each batch lasts three months. During that time, intensive work takes place on an initial prototype representing a genuine customer problem in the field of mobility. For this to succeed, each team consists of at least one product manager, software developer, AI engineer and interaction designer.

The participants are employees of the partner companies of the Digital Hub Mobility as well as ambitious talents, students and graduates from all over the world.
External experts – among the leading minds in their specialist fields – also contribute their expertise in the shape of lectures and workshops. With cross-functional teams, modern and agile work methods, and a constant focus on the customer, everyone can broaden their horizons and play their part in the success of the project.

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Creating successful digital products not only requires the right technology and approach. The environment and the type of cooperation – in self-organized, cross-functional teams – are also key to success. At the Digital Product School you experience what it's like to work on exciting digital solutions, as part of a team within a creative environment.
Sascha Rehbock, Managing Director Digital Product School

Ongoing project participations.

Acatech: Neue autoMobilität II

Cooperative road traffic and intelligent traffic control for the mobility of the future


Automated driving within an urban context

Model city Munich. Mobility 2030.

A project of the Inzell Initiative: solving traffic problems together and shaping mobility


Establishment of a mobility data platform for Munich within the framework of the "Digitization of Municipal Traffic Systems" directive


Together with our partners, we work on digital mobility topics of the future. Only through exchange and cooperation within a consortium like this can unique innovations be created and new business models developed.

The Digital Hub Mobility in Munich has further strong supporters: one of its sponsors on state level is the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology. The Center Digitisation.Bavaria (ZD.B) also offers an excellent infrastructure in the field of digitalization.


We connect founders with companies, develop new solutions together, work with local communities on new ideas for the mobility of the future, and lay the foundations for valuable exchange in our network.

Whether it is an invitation to the next pitch event, participation in trade fairs as a panelist or exhibitor, the chance to interact with our partners or to meet the next investor – we offer all kinds of opportunities to promote promising innovations.
Your benefits:
- Access to the offers of UnternehmerTUM
- Networking with our partner-companies
- Exchange in national startup community
- Networking with investors
- Free access to MakerSpace



The Digital Hub Mobility team is represented at various events throughout the year. As panelists, visitors or hosts, we are engaged in permanent exchange to further develop the digital future of mobility. If you would like to meet us at one of the events, feel free to contact us anytime.

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