Innovation Days Innsbruck

Thank you to all of our participants for an amazing event! At the Innovation Days, we brought together companies, designers, engineers, and entrepreneurial students come together to turn ideas into prototypes within 48 hours. Our challenges addressed #ServiceInnovation. Join our community to keep up to date on the outcomes of the Innsbruck event and updates from other events.

Outcomes

5

Challenges

150

Participants

35

Mentors

30

Prototypes

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Before the event

You need to take 3 steps to get ready for the Innovation Days.

1. Understand

Understand the challenges of our company partners and study the context, the company, and their customers.

2. Select

Select your favorite challenge by registering here by May 24. As a participant you have two options: Pitch your own idea or join a team.

3. Introduce

Introduce yourself by presenting your idea (if you’ll pitch) or share an inspiration relevant for the challenge (if you plan to join a team) in a short video in our closed Facebook group by May 24. Teams are formed based on the best ideas, mixing skills and your challenge preference.

During the event

Here’s what happens during the 48 hours.

Day 1: Ideate

Day1

16.00 Check-in & networking

17.00 Welcome remarks

17.15 Companies present challenges

17.30 Pitch your idea

19:00 Team up to mix skills while enjoying snacks & drinks

19.30 Register your team

20.00 Refine ideas

Day 2: Prototype

Day2

8.30 Morning update

9.00 Validate problem

13.00-15.00 Mentoring sessions

17.30 Update meeting

18.00 Improve prototypes

Day 3: Validate

Day3

8.30 Morning update

9.00  Test with target customers

11.00 Mentoring sessions

14.00-16.00 Prototype expo

16.30 Presentation winning solutions

17.00 Wrap up

Open end Discuss implementation

Why Join?

As an Innovation Days participant you get the chance to collaborate with others on your idea, receive mentoring by inspirational leaders, work on real-life problems and  transform your idea into a new venture, and get support from company partners to make your idea happen. In addition, our partners offer prizes to inspire you to implement your idea.

Social Innovation Prize

The most impactful idea can join the summer program GetActive.

Community Choice Award

A surprise prize for the community’s favorite idea.

Prototyping Prize

Get access to the co-working space and Fablab of the Werkstätte Wattens.

Location

Thanks to the Bäckerei Innsbruck for hosting the Innovation Days.

Mentors

Get support from mentors from our company partners and other experts.

Supporters

Company partners

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