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2020

 July 2020

August 17th – 27th, 2020

Digital Programme

The I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship enters its sixth round and is offered as a completely digitalised programme for the first time ever. This year, selected events will be opened for our network partners. The I.E.C.T. – Network serves as a platform for our programme. It connects relevant actors and imparts valuable know-how.

Get to know more than 20 deep-tech start-ups from the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Life Science, Robotics, Quantum Computing or Synthetic Biology!

The official registration phase for the events is hereby opened. Get your tickets now and be part of the I.E.C.T. – Community! 

Click here, create a new account, choose the events you want to be part of and wait for confirmation.

August 17th, 2020

Digital Programme

Can we use the Corona crisis for us too? Yes, says Lisa Spöck in this interview and explains the advantages of digitizing the I.E.C.T. – Summer School with regard to international cooperation.
Also: The agenda of the opening event Tirol meets Cambridge like the keynote of a Summer School Alumni.

Be part of the opening ceremony and get to know representatives of the Austrian and British ecosystems as well as all current participants.

Get your free ticket now and be part of Tirol meets Cambridge!

August 19th, 2020

Digital Programme

Get ready for a panel discussion about the future in Artificial Intelligence and how it will influence decision making with experts like Hermann Hauser, Claire Bennett, Roeland Nässender and Charly Kleissner.

Click here, create a new account, choose State of AI and wait for confirmation.

August 25th, 2020

Digital Programme

In this interview you will learn about the characteristic features of the matchmaking fair Idea meets Business and the special way of thinking that characterises start-ups.

Are you interested in getting to know our participating start-ups from the fields of life science, quantum computing, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and many other deep-tech industries in break-out sessions?

Get your free ticket now and be part of the Idea meets Business!

July, 2020

Wattens, Austria

With some imaginary baby elephants between the participants – and thus in compliance with the necessary hygiene and safety measures – the organizers and start-ups reviewed the last three months at the summer closing event in the Werkstätte Wattens and set the ball rolling for future cooperation and support possibilities.

 June 2020

August 17th – 27th, 2020

Digital Programme

The I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser is currently working at full speed with its partners to offer participants, mentors and experts a comprehensive and instructive programme.

The I.E.C.T. – Network will expand its functions and areas of application and become the platform for the programme. As an online ecosystem for all stakeholders, it will deliver educational content and connect relevant players.

Are you curious? Find out more on our blog about the new features of the Summer School and the I.E.C.T. – Network and find out how you too can become part of the digital I.E.C.T. – Summer School.

Pre-Register for I.E.C.T. – Summer School events as guest!

June 2020

Vienna, Austria

“For us it is primarily about the founder’s personality and the respective background. In addition to personal motivation for entrepreneurship and professional skills, social skills and leadership are also important, after all, a great team must be built for success,” says Georg Ioannidis of UNIQA Ventures. 

What else is important for UNIQA Ventures to invest in a start-up and to what extent does the venture capital unit also benefit from working with young founders?

Watch this: Fellowship to be awarded! More about this on our blog.

June 2020

Vienna, Austria

The Matrix Charging® charging solution from Easelink closes the gap between e-mobility and autonomous driving.

Which three major trends will change the concept of mobility in the future and what role does Easelink play in this?

Read more about Summer School Alumni Hermann Stockinger, his company Easelink and the cooperation with Hermann Hauser on our blog!

You want to see Hermann Stockinger live? Hermann Stockinger will be at this year’s opening event of the I.E.C.T. – Summer School – get your tickets now!

June 2020

Vienna, Austria

In this interview, we would like to introduce one of our partners, the Global Incubator Network Austria (GIN). The programme supports deeptech start-ups from Asian regions which want to introduce their innovative ideas to the European market – especially in Austria – and commercialise them there.

This year again, GIN supports three promising entrepreneurs at the I.E.C.T. – Summer School with a Fellowship Ticket.

June 2020

Digital programme

You have always wondered how I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser supports scientists and entrepreneurs?

Christian Soschner is entrepreneur, business coach, investor, and lifetime student of business, communication, and psychology. On his podcast “Beginner’s Mind” he interviews the most successful business minds and scientists from his network who share the secrets to their successes.

Jasmin Güngör and Klara Brandstätter were guests at Life Science Get2gether and talked in this podcast episode about the development of an entrepreneurial mindset, team and how to acquire capital.

June 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

You want to enter the Austrian market? You have use cases relevant for the Alpine region?

Our partners are planning an Alpine Tech Accelerator and in order to support you in the most relevant way some input is needed! Go to questionnaire & lern more about the Alpine Tech Accelerator.

Therefore, the Werkstätte Wattens has launched a survey to find out under which conditions the programme is interesting for start-ups.

Give us a hand – The survey takes only 5-10 minutes.

June 2020

Digital programme

Who do you think should receive the “The Falling Walls Science Start-up Breakthrough of the Year” award?

This year Falling Walls will be digitised, allowing a greater number of groundbreaking thinkers than ever before to present themselves to a global audience of scientists and investors.

Who deserves the title? Nominate your favourite!

 May 2020

August 17th – 27th, 2020

Digital Programme

You want to realize your research idea and learn from international deep tech experts? Then apply now for the I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship, learn from experts and pitch in front of renowned investors like Alex van Someren, Charly Kleissner etc.

Application deadline: June 15th
Fellowship places still open!

News about the Summer School will be published regularly on our website.

May 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

NovoArc – Forget injections just take a pill!

David Wurm – alumni of the Summer School 2019 and current participant of the LBG Innovator’s Road – was nominated for the Rudolf Sallinger Award. A prize known for bringing promising early-stage commercialization ideas to the stage.

From the idea at the beer table to the €500,000 pitch that laid the foundation for the further course of the project – David gives insights into his life as a young entrepreneur-to-be, the team and his experiences with the programmes and the network of I.E.C.T.

May 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Partner’s talk with the law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partner.

“In the ideal case, you usually don’t take contracts to hand after they have been signed; if there are problems, however, you look for solutions in them.”

The experts talk about exciting innovations, their know-how and which topics are particularly important for young entrepreneurs.

May 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

In this interview, we would like to introduce one of our partners, the Global Incubator Network Austria (GIN). The programme supports deeptech start-ups from Asian regions which want to introduce their innovative ideas to the European market – especially in Austria – and commercialise them there.

This year again, GIN supports three promising entrepreneurs at the I.E.C.T. – Summer School with a Fellowship Ticket.

May 15th, 2020

Digital Programme

Spotify for news? Third wave coffee?

Growth Camp – the programme for start-ups in the growth phase – was launched in mid-May!

Together with Werkstätte Wattens and the Standortagentur Tirol, nine exciting companies from Austria will be accompanied in their growth plans.

Among them are projects from eMobility, media & news, tourism, agriculture etc.

May 2020

Digital Programme

I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser is looking for facilitators for Summer School on Entrepreneurship 2020.
Apply now and be part of the inspiring exchange of international start-ups, mentors and experts!

Due to current developments the Summer School will be held as an online programme – info tbd.

May 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Hermann Hauser Investment GmbH promotes science-based entrepreneurship and invests in deep tech companies.

The programmes and activities of I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser generate a valuable deal flow. Therefore, we offer Capital Partners the opportunity to invest together with Hermann Hauser.

 April 2020

April 16th – 17th, 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

In mid-April, the participants, the project team, the program sponsors and experts from the UK and Germany gathered in front of their screens at home to participate in the third module of the LBG Innovator’s Road.

The program was implemented online due to the current situation and covered topics such as commercialization strategies, business models, products & services and start-up & corporate cooperation.

April 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

The I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser is pleased about the cooperation with the Tiroler Sparkasse. In this context we would like to introduce our partner and talk about the future collaboration in form of an interview.

The interview covers common ground, the future picture of the Tiroler Sparkasse as well as goals and milestones we want to achieve together.

Spoiler: Summer School Fellowship

April, 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Tanja Gesell and Marco Sealey are both SSE alumni and co-founders of Calyxha. I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser spoke with them about their participation at the Summer School on Entrepreneurship, the current, past and future challenges.

Furthermore, we may congratulate the team of Calyxha on their first patent and the secured seed funding!

August 20th – 26th, 2020

Innsbruck/ Wattens, Austria

Are you ready to take the next steps and turn your innovative idea into reality?

Then apply for I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship and profit from a programme that has been run successfully for 15 years and the international network.

Due to current developments the Summer School will be held as an online programme – info tbd.

April 30th, 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Johannes Felder – I.E.C.T. – Network Project Lead – was invited as a speaker at the online event TYROL Digi+ and talked about the broad application possibilities and opportunities of the product in the category “Learning to Play”.

The invited experts and entrepreneurs from all over Austria discussed developments in the digital industry.

May – July 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

The Growth Camp is aimed at start-ups in the growth phase. The goal: to support the most promising teams through individual mentoring by experts.

Apply now for Growth Camp 2020 and be a part of this 3-month format!

Originally initiated as a presence format, the Growth Camp 2020 will take place as a virtual programme for the first time.

August 20th – 26th, 2020

Innsbruck/ Wattens, Austria

Covid-19 cancelled all your plans for this summer? 

Become a facilitator at I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship and be part of the inspiring exchange of international start-ups, mentors and experts.

Due to current developments the Summer School will be held as an online programme – info tbd.

May – September, 2020

Innsbruck/ Wattens, Austria

You want to work with international partners, enjoy implementing projects, like to try out new things and want to have a certificate from Cambridge University? 
 
Then become an intern at the I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship and welcome to I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser.

Due to current developments the Summer School will be held as an online programme – info tbd.

April, 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Our partners gain promising insights into the dynamics of start-up ecosystems, especially in Austria and the UK and exciting understandings of entrepreneurial activities, cooperations and innovations.

Contact us and become a partner of I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser.

April 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Hermann Hauser Investment GmbH promotes science-based entrepreneurship and invests in deep tech companies.

The programmes and activities of I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser generate a valuable deal flow. Therefore, we offer Capital Partners the opportunity to invest together with Hermann Hauser.

Ongoing!

Do you want to know what happens in the fast-moving world of deep-tech entrepreneurship or want an update on the Austrian ecosystem? The I.E.C.T. – Newsletter collects all the exciting stories!

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 March 2020

March 2020

Wattens, Austria

Klara Brandstätter, Project Lead at I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser, spoke to DerBrutkasten about the strengths of the I.E.C.T. – Network and emphasized that although the corona crisis is making the work more difficult, the start-ups can still count on the cooperation.

March 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser reached out to researcher and entrepreneur Samira Hayat and talked with her about the position of women in the deep-tech sector, her inspiration for her research and her business.

27th March, 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Werner Wutscher, founder of New Venture Scouting, welcomed the participants of the LBG Innovator’s Road to the first mini workshop on Leadership & Team at the end of March.

March 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Summer School Alumni Michael Gruber and CEO of Sensolligent and his team support companies with an extended product range also while working from home.

March 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

The I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser has evaluated the results of the “Austrian Startup Monitor” from the years 2018 and 2019. How has the Austrian ecosystem and start-ups changed in one year?

March – June 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

You work from home and need a video conferencing provider?

In cooperation with A1, the I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser investment Eyeson offers its service free of charge until June.

March 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

You want to become a partner of I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser?

We have various cooperation possibilities for your company.

Send a e-mail to office@iect.at for more information.

March 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Are you interested in the investment activities of Hermann Hauser?

Find out more about the investment company within the I.E.C.T. group.

 February 2020

August 20th – 26th 2020

Wattens, Austria

Turn your idea into reality!

The I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship supports start-ups with the implementation of their idea, connects them with well-known experts and companies from their industry and encourages them to turn their ideas into reality.

February 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Last month we already covered a story about ParityQC and its spin-off. Now we met with CEO Magdalena Hauser and talked about her new company.

20th – 26th August, 2020

Wattens, Austria

The I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser is looking for facilitators and hosts for the Summer School on Entrepreneurship 2020

May – September

Innsbruck/ Wattens, Austria

The I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser is looking for an intern for the Summer School on Entrepreneurship 2020.

April – July 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

The Growth Camp is aimed at start-ups in the growth phase with the aim of providing individual support by experts and mentors for the most promising teams in market expansion, production scaling and team development.

29th June – 1st July, 2020

Wattens, Austria

Alpine Tech Innovation Hub is looking for companies that want to work together with start-ups on concrete challenges in tourism, the sports & outdoor industry and the mobility sector. The challenges should aim at a technological and/or ecologically sustainable solution.

26th – 30th October 2020

Lugano, Switzerland

BioBusiness is a one-week comprehensive advanced program aimed to promote entrepreneurship in the field of Biotechnology. It provides an in-depth understanding of what it takes to set up and finance successful biotechnology companies in Europe.

12th May, 2020

Vienna, Austria

The I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser will give input on science-based entrepreneurship, ecosystems, programs for start-ups and investment at the ViennaUp’20 in May.

Get your free tickets for the event now.

January 2020

January 2020

Vienna, Austria

After a million dollar investment in TriLite, Tech-Icon Hermann Hauser sees a bright future: “TriLite projectors for AR glasses will be an industry standard.”

9th – 10th of January 2020

Talent Garden, Vienna

The LBG Innovator’s Programme goes into the next round. Together with the programme’s sponsor – the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft – the project partners New Venture Scouting and I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser as well as external experts were able to work in depth with the ten start-ups on the topics of Finance, IP and Leadership & Culture.

27th – 28th January 2020 

Graz, Austria

Thanks to the HTH Styria 2020 for the invitation to join this insightful conference within the Health Tech Industry. Within a 2-day format the HTH Styria offers a great variety of fascinating topics presented by international keynotes, a corporate challenge, pitching sessions, prearranged B2B meetings and many more. Yupar Myint and Klara Brandstätter were there as part of Keynotes.

January 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

New face within the team: Verena supports regarding the implementation of our projects.

January 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

Hermann Hauser invests in the spin-off ParityQC. The company, which develops software to solve complex optimization problems, aims to set global standards.

January 2020

Innsbruck, Austria

European-born innovation heads across the Atlantic as the latest round of funding brings total venture capital investment to $12 million.

Deadline: February 28th 2020

Graz, Austria

You have an innovative business idea?

The Science Park Graz Start-up Idea Competition is the opportunity to challenge your competitors and convince the jury that your idea makes the difference!

Deadline: 14th of February

Salzburg, Austria

The Next Floor Technology is inviting motivated entrepreneurs to present their ideas.

2019

December 2019

December 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

A turbulent and eventful year 2019 comes to an end. The I.E.C.T. team would like to thank all partners, start-ups, investors and companies for their trust. We are looking forward to further cooperation and many exciting projects in 2020.

27th – 28th January, 2020

Graz, Austria

Within a 2-day format the HTH Styria offers a great variety of fascinating topics such as international keynotes, a corporate challenge, pitching sessions, prearranged b2b meetings and many more. Yupar Myint and Klara Brandstätter will be there as part of Keynotes.

3rd – 6th December

Cranfield, United Kingdom

Klara Brandstätter was present at the idea to innovation (i2) workshop in Cranfield and challenged research projects on their entrepreneurial potential.

December 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

With the I.E.C.T. – Network, the I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser offers all participants and users of the network an online ecosystem that accompanies and supports founders and entrepreneurs in the further development and implementation of innovative ideas.

December 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

Deep.Tech VC investor Hermann Hauser participates with eQventure and other investors in Graz-based AI company Leftshift One.

December 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

The written literature “Startup Investing” provides an introduction and overview and is already used in the daily work of active startup investors in Austria, Germany and Switzerland in building and expanding portfolios.

November 2019

November 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

Magdalena resigns as CEO of I.E.C.T., but remains a shareholder of the company.

30th – 31st October, 2019

Wattens, Austria

Tailor-made mentoring programme for academic founders.

11th – 13th November, 2019

Cambridge, United Kingdom

The I.E.C.T. provides national and international investors, corporates and scale-ups with access to know-how, networks, key persons and companies from Cambridge.

October 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

We’re looking for corporate partners from the Alpine Technologies sector (cable cars, mobility, construction, outdoor & sports etc.) who would like to work on their innovation challenges together with startups in the course of the accelerator.

7th – 8th November, 2020

Vienna, Austria

High level discussion on the questions: What do life science start-ups and spin-offs have to take into account when dealing with investors? What do investors attach great importance to in early stage funding?

November 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

Figures, data, important contacts, insights into the Alpine Tech Hub and highly interesting interviewees such as Hermann Hauser are all combined in the first edition of SENKRECHT.

October 2019

11th October, 2020

Wattens, Austria

Over 50 invited guests, including investors, entrepreneurs, experts, start-ups from Austria, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and London, gathered for the I.E.C.T Challenge in the Werkstätte Wattens.

 

Oktober 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser as one of the three partners to promote technological solutions for alpine regions worldwide

October 2010

Innsbruck, Austria

Hermann Hauser wins the National Founder Award in the category Investor of the Year. Next step: Global Startup Awards?

October 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

Summer School participant Jonas Zeuner gets investors on board.

October 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

Would you like to gain an exclusive insight into the investment activities of Hermann Hauser? Are you considering investing yourself?

Deadline: 10th November, 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

6 months coaching program – from the business idea to the company.

October 2019

Innsbruck, Austria

Tyrol as a hotspot for Synthetic Biology experts. More than 80 investors, companies, start-ups and experts discussed the future in the middle of the Tyrolean mountains.

 

 

 

14th November, 2020

Vienna, Austria

Our partners are hosting the Investor`s Day 2019 in Vienna – top speakers will be present and our I.E.C.T. community will receive a discount code.

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