Venture Management at Schaeffler
The cooperation with startups provides Schaeffler with access to technologies and innovations outside the own core competencies. This allows us to react quickly to changing market environments.
The three pillars of our VM activities
Schaeffler is participating in business incubators like Zollhof, Plug&Play and Munich Network to partner up with strategically important startups.
With selected technology partners, we regularly run co-creation workshops to define pilot projects that transform ideas to MVPs.
With our mentoring activities and support for technology development and industrialization we promote top talents.
Technology Search Fields
For our VM activities, we are looking for groundbreaking technologies and products in these areas:
- Urban/interurban mobility and infrastructure
- Energy production and energy storage
- Sensor technology, smart data, and KI
- Robotics, health care, and AI
- Alternative materials and surfaces