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Innovation Days Salzburg

We are excited to run the Innovation Days from April 25-27, 2018 for the 2nd time in Salzburg.

During 48 hours, participants pitch their ideas, get support from mentors and work together to develop prototypes to solve your company’s innovation challenge.

Why join?

For companies, it’s a a great way to leverage Open Innovation and explore startup-driven innovation. Participants gain experience, learn with others and create career opportunities.



Open your innovation process and collaborate with entrepreneurial students to foster innovation that benefits your customers, your organization, and our society.



Join the Innovation Days for experiential learning experiences that will build your skills that you will need to thrive.

Identify innovation opportunities

Accelerate innovation

Engage current and future employees

Your opportunities

Gain experience

Learn with others

Create opportunities

Your opportunities

Impressions from the Innovation Days Salzburg 2017

Check out the photos from Day 1, Day 2 & Day 3

How it works


Our company partners frame their innovation challenges.


Participants create their ideas in preparation for the event.


Participants pitch ideas, form teams and show their prototype after 48 hours.


The best solutions get company support to move toward proof-of-concept.

Here’s a video to recap the Innovation Days Salzburg 2017.

In 48 hours from idea to prototype.

DAY 1 / Pitch & Team Up

Participants pitch ideas company partners, mentors and visitors. Teams form around the ideas. Each team needs to have managers, designers and engineers.

April 25

17.00 Check-In & Networking

17.30 Welcome & Challenges

17.45 Pitch your Idea

18.30 Team Building

19.00 Register your Team

Open end Start to work,
discuss with company partner

DAY 2 / Work & Get Advice

Participants develop prototypes. Company partners and mentors coach teams.

April 26

9.00 Check-In Meeting, Program Overview, Thematic Introduction

13.00- Mentoring Sessions

17.00 Mentoring Sessions

18.00 Update Meeting (team leaders)

Open end Work on your ideas

DAY 3 / Show & Get Support

Participants show solutions during prototype expo. Company partners and mentors judge solutions. Winning teams receive collaboration incentive to work towards proof-of-concept.

April 27

9.00 Morning Check-In

10.00- Mentoring Sessions

13.30  Submit your Presentation, set up your Booth

14.00- Prototype Expo

16.00- Presentation best ideas, winner announcement

Open end Networking




Getting ready for Salzburg 2018

Register today!