The research activities at the TMB extends to the ranges of construction machines and building process engineering, project development and project management as well as building marketing and management.

Further more the facility management as well as the accomplishment of disaster management (inclusive salvage methods for rescuing people from rubble structures) are the main points of research at the TMB.

Since 2008 the professorship for Technology and Management for the Decommisioning of Nuclear Facilities started there is another main topic in research dealing with this topic.