Techathon 2021| „Future of Flying“

Monday, November 22, 2021

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Do you need a change from your daily study routine? Then this year’s Techathon addressing the ‚Future of Flying‘ is just the right thing for you. Together with experts from the industry, you will be shaping the future of the aviation industry!

In three days, you will learn how to combine applied research and development with entrepreneurship. At the same time, you can also promote your career!


This Techathon with several innovation-driven industrial companies allows you to apply your knowledge from university to real-world use cases and to establish contacts in the industry. For three days, you and your team will work hands-on on a project from the aviation industry and you will be able to apply your solutions. You will not only design your prototype, you can also produce it on site!

Who are we looking for?

You! It doesn't matter if you are interested in product design, computer science, engineering or entrepreneurship. The important thing is that you are motivated to develop new and creative solutions to tricky problems.

What are the tasks?

We offer different tasks of different aviation companies, for which you can provide your preferences. From additive manufacturing to digitization to sustainable production concepts, there are topics for everyone! We will be announcing the collaborating companies and sneak peaks into the tasks in the coming days.

How can I take part?

This link will take you to our application form. There, you can specify your contact details and preferences and upload your cv. Additionally, we have three short questions...

I am ready, when do we start?

Before we start, we would like to get to know you! Therefore, there will be an event on November 22nd, where we also prepare you for the next days. From the 23rd to the 25th of November you will be working on your tasks. On Thursday afternoon, the stage is yours! You will present your solution to our expert jury.


If you have any questions, feel free to contact Lukas Behnen ( and Marc Schauss (