InnoDays Vienna

At the InnoDays, everyone comes together to create something new – no matter if you are an entrepreneurial student, designer, engineer or business leader. The InnoDays is where you’ll turn ideas into prototypes in 48 hours. We are running the Vienna edition during the International Startup Week.

Why join?

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Companies

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

+ Identify innovation opportunities

+ Prototype innovative ideas

+ Recruit talent

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Participants

Join the InnoDays for an experiential learning experience that builds the skills you’ll need to thrive. Learn more.

+ Collaborate to innovate

+ Interact with inspiring mentors

+ Expand your opportunities

 

 

How it works

Before the event

You need to take 3 steps to get ready for the InnoDays.

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Step 1. Understand

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

Step 2. Inspire

At the InnoDays you can either pitch your own idea or join a team. Please introduce yourself with an idea (if you’ll pitch) or an insight relevant for a challenge (if you’ll join a team) in a short video (max. 2 min).

Step 3. Register

Select your favorite challenge during online registration. Teams are formed based on the best ideas, mixing skills and your challenge preference.

During the event

From November 20-22 you have 48 hours to turn your idea into a prototype.

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Day 1: Ideate

12.30 Check-in & networking

13.30 Welcome remarks

13.45 Companies present challenges

14.00 Pitch your idea

15.30 Register team & Mentoring

16:00 Identify customers & Design value proposition

18:30 Update meeting

19:00 Dinner

20:00 Define riskiest assumptions

21.00 Update meeting

Day 2: Prototype

8.15 Morning update

8.30 Verify assumptions

11.00 Update meeting

11.30 Build prototype

12.30 Lunch

13.30-15.30 Mentoring

18.30 Update meeting

19:00 Dinner

20.00 Design business model

21.00 Update meeting

Open end Improve prototype & Prepare pitch

Day 3: Validate

8.15 Morning update

8.30 Capture pitch on video

9:30-11.30 Test solution during prototype expo

11.50 Present winning solutions

13.00 Discuss implementation

 

Before the event

You need to take 3 steps to get ready for the InnoDays.

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. 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’ll join a team) in a short video. 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

13.00 Check-in & networking

14.00 Welcome remarks

14.15 Companies present challenges

14.30 Idea pitches

16.00 Teams registration

19.00 Update meeting

21.00 Update meeting

Day 2: Prototype

Day2

8.15 Morning update

9.30 Customer development

11.30 Update meeting

13.00-15.00 Mentoring sessions

18.00 Update meeting

18.30 Improve prototypes

Day 3: Validate

Day3

8.15 Morning update

9.00 Video pitches

10:30-12.30 Prototype expo

13.00 Presentation winning solutions

14.30 Discuss implementation with company partners

Location

We will announce the venue soon.

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