Manfred Stefener

TUM alumnus, doctorate Mechanical Engineering in 2003

Managing Director of the elcomax GmbH since 2006; Managing Director of the Elcore GmbH since 2010; member of the TUM’s University Council

In June 2012, the European Patent Office honoured Stefener with the European Inventor Award for developing the first portable fuel cell. He also founded three companies (SFC Energy AG, elcomax GmbH and Elcore GmbH), filed a dozen patents and has now been supporting the TUM’s University Council with his entrepreneurial expertise since 2012.

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