The Munich Urban Colab opened in 2021 and is a joint initiative of the City of Munich and UnternehmerTUM gGmbH. It is run by Munich Urban Colab GmbH, in which the City of Munich and UnternehmerTUM gGmbH hold a 17 and 83 percent share respectively. Managing Director is Claudia Frey.
The Technical University of Munich’s entrepreneurship center UnternehmerTUM is Europe’s most successful academic center of its kind, with around 50 technology startups emerging there each year. The center supports entrepreneurs at all stages, from initial idea to entering the stock market, and is involved in the Munich Urban Colab with numerous accelerator programs.