5 challenges, 10 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.
Julia, our super-woman in the coaching team, combines innovation with user experience. For her, innovation doesn’t happen without the customer. She supports our teams with expertise in the fields customer-orientation, design thinking and the newest trends
Christina is the newest addition to the coaching team, but she is just as experienced in empowering teams and in helping them squeeze out their creative potential. Attention: With her, the brainstorming might involve some yoga poses.