The Rector of TUD, Ursula Staudinger, and Shitij Kapur, President & Principal of King’s College London, met in London on 30 November. It was the first meeting that did not take place virtually but in person. Besides the fact that both are psychologist, psychology is also one of the most successful research areas within the transCampus initiative. This summer, the International Research Training Group on affective disorders started with its first PhD cohort, giving the longstanding collaborations a new framework and ambitious goals. The leadership team of the two partner universities met to discuss primarity future alliance opportunities, especially in in engineering. Angela Rösen-Wolff, Vice-Rector Research, and Bashir al-Hashimi, currently dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Science and Engineering, and future vice-president (research) at King’s intensively discussed how such future collaboration could look like. The rector and vice-rector were accompanied by Stefan Borstein, Giovanni Cuniberti, Gerhard Fettweis and Virginia Kamvissi-Lorenz, transCampus COO.