Innovation Hub

Werkstätte Wattens &  I.E.C.T.– Hermann Hauser foster innovation & facilitate new
industry approaches in the fields of Alpine Technology.

The Alpine Tech Innovation Hub offers short- and long- term programs, including sprint formats, accelerators, industry specific events and tailored offerings for corporates and startups. Hub members profit from a broad network of experienced and renowned entrepreneurs, close connections to research facilities, corporate innovation experts and investors as well as contacts to more than 1.000 startups with businesses in diverse fields, ranging from data analytics to hardware development.

Our approach

• Accelerator programs

• Innovation sprints

• In-depth workshops

• Technology scouting

• Exclusive talks and events


Alpine Tech Innovation Sprint

3-Day sprint where startups work on challenges of the tourism industry

17-19 October 2019 | Werkstätte Wattens

Day 1 | Icebreaker Evening
Day 2 | 24 hours sprint of working on your challenge
Day 3 | Morning: Outdoors bike or hike / Innsbruck Nordkette Area
Afternoon:  Pitch & Celebration Dinner on a mountain hut

More info & registration coming soon!

Check out last year's startups & challenges here.

Going Big: Alpine Tech Accelerator

3-Month of Industry and Startup Collaboration

Start: Spring 2020

The Alpine Tech Accelerator will tackle specific innovation challenges directly from company partners in alpine tech industry segments, leveraging technologies of international startups and innovators.

The 3-months program is designed to guide and speed-up a selected innovation process, while fostering a close relationship between industry partners and startups, aiming for longer-term cooperation and access to innovative solutions.

More info & registration coming soon!

What's in for Startups?

  • Meet industry experts & leading companies in the Alpine Tech Industry
  • A big step into the European Alpine Tech market
  • Creating longterm partnerships with industry partners
  • Profit from peer-to-peer learning & meet international startups
  • Coaching, mentoring & workshops
  • Guiding & support before, during & after the program
  • Pitch in front of investors & industry partners
  • Office space at Werkstätte Wattens during the program

What's in for Industry Partners?

  • New and fast way of innovation with international Startups
  • Doing innovation outside your main business areas
  • Access & insights into latest technologies & solutions in your field
  • Longer-term cooperation & partnership with Startups
  • Fully guided process of collaboration before, during & after the program
  • Coaching, mentoring & workshops
  • Office space at Werkstätte Wattens during the program

Info and application starts soon!

You want to stay up to date about the program and application process?
Then become part of the Alpine Tech Community!


Talk to us about the Alpine Tech Innovation Hub & its programs

or send an E-Mail to:

Isabell Kurzthaler
Program Manager

E-Mail: isabell.kurzthaler@destination-wattens.at
Tel.: +43 664 88784466
Web: www.werkstaette-wattens.at

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