TU Austria Innovation Marathon
8 challenges, 8 teams and 24 hours: these are the ingredients for developing YOUR future at the TU Austria Innovation Marathon. Be there or be square - as a company with problems to be solved or as a student with energy and a head full of ideas. At the Innovation Marathon, the brightest students from all over the world prove their knowledge within real-life challenges from industry and economy.
Be there, when leading Austrian companies seek for new ideas and concepts to solve their challenges. In the race for the best ideas, see what can happen in 24 hours - connected via online collaboration tools and guided by professional coaches: it is now up to you to shape the future and take part in this year´s Innovation Marathon at the European Forum Alpbach.
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Bringing it all together: With his broad experience in managing student projects, Mario is the perfect fit for being the coordinator of students, universities and companies – especially when it comes to the Innovation-Marathon!
Our Innovation coach Stefan is more versatile than a swiss army knife, equipped with 101 tricks and hints for the survival of the marathon. As a specialist for technical innovation, TRIZ and creativity techniques of all kinds, he supports the teams all around the clock with his in-depth expertise.
Innovation is his destiny and creativity his passion! Roland leads a small but powerful Innovation team at PHILIPS Klagenfurt and created the Innovation-Marathon on the way. At the Forum, he stands by the teams with help and advice and his endless Innovation wisdom.
Christina brings in a lot of experience in empowering and engaging teams and in helping them squeeze out their creative potential. Attention: With her, the brainstorming might involve some yoga poses.
Michael’s interests lie in the challenges of the unknown, where predictions and planning do not work. Perfect prerequisites for his work as an innovation coach. Even though he is also an author of an award-winning book on the topic of effectuation with his vast knowledge, we like to call him our expert for everything. If he will be your coach be ready for surprises.
Jürgen stands for initiating progress, creating new opportunities, and drawing attention to potential. We highly appreciate his in-depth knowledge in digital media, digital business models and his visionary thinking which he proves not only in consulting but also in his life of a being a manager in the start-up " Quetschn Academy". What is a Quetschn? Jürgen will show us!