Alpine Tech Accelerator

The Alpine Tech Accelerator is part of the Alpine Tech Hub – an initiative of Werkstätte Wattens, Standortagentur Tirol and I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser.


WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Corporate partners from the field of Alpine Technologies (cable cars, mobility, construction, outdoor & sports etc.) who would like to work on their innovation challenges together with startups in the course of the Acceleartor.

General information

Corporate partners work with international start-ups on industrial innovation themes for three months

Corporate partners get access and contact to high potential start-ups. Those work with professional  support on the corporat challenge for three months

Start-ups get input & support for business model development & typical challenges related to growth as well as market entry by corporate partners

Contents of the Accelerator

Workshops, 1:1 Sessions & mentoring for start-ups

Accompanied workshops “Corporate & start-up collaboration” for a fast and outcomeorientet coworking

Events & network events as well as field trips

Flexible office space in the co-working of the hub for start-ups & corporate partners


Support at the acceleration stage of start-ups, who are working on defined entrepreneurial challenges

Scouting and matching of start-ups with corporates / SMEs

Additional modules for essential knowledge and exchange between corporate and start-up

Continuation of the cooperation over the following 3-6 months (sessions on neutral ground, workshops) and suggestions for the framework conditions of a cooperation


Sep/Oct 2019 Call for Challenges
October 2019 Specification & Definition of the Accelerator Challengee
15. November 2019 Finalisation of the Accelerator Challenge
Nov/Dec 2019 Start-up & Tech Scouting global
December 2019 Selection of the right technology & start-ups
January 2020 Preparatory phase
February – April 2020 Accelerator phase
May – July 2020 Cooperation phase

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