Alpine Tech_ Innovation Hub

INNOVATE & SCALE BUSINESSES
WITHIN THE ALPINE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

THE 

Innovation Hub

About

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

Programs

ALPINE TECH_ ACCELERATOR

The Hub kicked-off in 2018 with the Alpine Tech_Innovation Sprint, a 3-day tailored program for touristic service providers in Alpine regions. 

The ALPINE TECH_ ACCELERATOR will tackle specific innovation challenges directly from company partners in various 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.

Focus will be on specific technological areas such as:

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Rapid prototyping, Technology Scouting and Customized Development

DATA: BIG AND SMART

Leveraging customer data and Developing sustainable use cases

DIGITALIZATION IN ALL BUSINESS AREAS

Increasing efficiency of the value and supply chain, New customer touchpoints, Collaboration with trade & retail partners, Internal structures

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Personalizing the user journey, Joint improvement of hardware and software products, Safety aspects for hardware & software products

Timeline

May

01

May:
Meeting of your company & the Accelerator Team: Joint elaboration of innovation areas

June

02

June-Sept:
Definition of your company's specific innovation challenges

Sept

03

Sept-Oct:
Startup scouting

Nov

04

Nov-Dez:
Selection Process(1-2 startups per challenge & company

Feb-Apr

05

Feb-Apr 2020:
Accelerator Program

What's in for Startups?

  • Meet industry experts & leading companies in 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

ALPINE_TECH INNOVATION SPRINT 2019

We match the Alpine Tourism Industry with international Startups to work on specific challenges for three days in Wattens.

After a succesful first round in 2018 the follow up will be even better. 

Start: October 2019
More info coming soon!

About Us

Werkstätte Wattens and I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser combine a unique location, right in the center of the Alps, an imperturbable know-how in developing programs for early-stage entrepreneurs, SME and corporates as well as a strong European network of innovators, researchers, serial entrepreneurs and industry leaders.

Werkstätte Wattens

Werkstätte Wattens is an international business and creative center for founders, startups, movers & shakers and service providers at various stages of development. Werkstätte Wattens focuses on technology, innovation and the creation of regional value and sustainable growth.

On 4,200 square meters Werkstätte Wattens offers HUB members co-working spaces, team offices, production and workshop units, as-well as a Fablab for digital production and prototyping purposes.

www.werkstaette-wattens.at

I.E.C.T. - Hermann Hauser

I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser is at the centre of an international network of serial entrepreneurs and investors, bundles the central European investment activities of Hermann Hauser and the I.E.C.T.-Capital Partners and implements programs for startup development. The main goal is to foster, innovate and scale entrepreneurs, businesses and corporates of all technology sectors.

www.iect.at

Contact

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

or send an E-Mail to:

Isabell Kurzthaler
Program Manager

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