Alpine Tech Industry meets Startups

Werkstätte Wattens

International startups collaborate with corporate partners for three months to work on industry-specific innovations. Goals of the program are long-term cooperations & a facilitation of multydisciplinarity.

Call for challenges
Currently we are looking for business-challenges in the areas of product- & process innovation, business-modelling and digitization. For hardware, software or services out of the following industries:


  • Company partners  gain access & contact to high potential Startups. The Startup Teams work for three months on a solution prototype for the business-challenge.
  • Startups gain input & support in terms of business-modelling, technological development as well as contacts and market access through the company partners.
  • Goal: Win-Win & long-term cooperation


  • Workshops, 1:1 sessions & mentoring
  • Supervision in terms of "Corporate & Startup Collaboration" to foster fast & outcome-oriented cooperation
  • Events & networking events and field trips
  • Flexible co-working office spaces at the hub for startups and corporate partners


  • Common business-challenge definition with company partners & the Alpine Tech Innovation Hub team
  • International Startup scouting & matching
  • Supervision during the Acceleration Phase of Startups who are working on business-challenges
  • Add-on modules for  required business know-how (legal, funding, process & projectmanagement)
  • Supervision of the cooperation phase




Call for Challenges
Challenge Definition
Finalization Challenge
Startup Scouting & Matching
  Preparation Phase
Accelerator Phase 1 & 2
Cooperation Phase