As part of our PUMA project "Designing the Future of Wearables" the final expert workshop took place on mount Zugspitze (here: Schneefernerhaus; SFH) in inspiring high alpine regions (approx. 2656 metres) from 14th until 15th of February, 2019. 16 participants contributed to the workshops entire success regarding interesting and exciting lectures in order to advise and support our project partner PUMA in the best possible way. In addition, our professorship was able to present their research results on "Usability" and "User Experience".

The TUM delegation consisted of Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Sportl. Veit Senner, our research associates Stefanie Passler, M.Sc. and Philipp Kopp as well as scientific assistant Jonas Helms and HFE-student Kristina Strobl.

Invited experts to the workshop:

ExpertsInstitution/ Department
Univ.-Prof. Dr. KrosshaugAssociate professor at the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center and the Department of Sports Medicine at the Norwegian School of Sport Science; NIH
Mag. Dr. Thomas BrandauerUniv. Klagenfurt (Austria)
Dr. med. Michael SchindlerTUM-MRI (Klinikum)
Dipl.-Sportwiss. Oliver FaulDepartment of Sports Medicine at the Norwegian School of Sport Science; NIH


We cordially thank all experts for their voluntary and unpaid participation in this workshop! Thank you very much!


PUMA-delegation included:

Charles Johnson Global Director Innovation
Dr. phil. Christian HarigResearch and Insight - Innovation Design
Romain GirardHead of Innovation Design
Jack Goodloe-HassmannSenior Manager Innovation Insights

 PUMA-Team was supported by their master student Simone Saft.


The whole team was cooked privately by chef and TUM-master student Matthias Kurandt in an excellent way. Thanks Matthias for a phantastic and delicious menue!

We also would also like to cordially thank Hannes Hiergeist (Betriebsgesellschaft Schneefernerhaus) for his coordination and smooth running.

The Professorship of Sport Equipment and Sport Materials would like to thank all participants for a successful workshop!