About the Innovation Days

The Innovation Days bring together companies, designers, engineers and entrepreneurial students to turn ideas into prototypes within 48 hours. Our challenges address the opportunities that a circular economy provides. Are you ready to shape the future?



How it works?

Before the event, companies share their innovation challenge. During the event, you pitch ideas, form teams and prototype your solution. Here’s what happens during the 48 hours.

Day 1: Ideate


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


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


8.30 Morning update

9.00  Design business model

11.00 Mentoring sessions

14.00-16.00 Test with target customers during prototype expo

16.30 Presentation winning solutions

17.00 Wrap up

Open end Discuss implementation

See the full schedule here.

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

…get support from company partners to make your idea happen


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


Thanks to Talent Garden Vienna for hosting us!

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