24 international start-ups and numerous mentors and experts were part of the I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship, which was offered this year for the first time as a completely digitalised programme.

Read more about the start-ups, the programme and the public events of the I.E.C.T. – Summer School here.

The I.E.C.T. – Summer School will be held online this year.

The successful programme is known for attracting the best talents from all over the world. To enable cross-border cooperation and to promote the international spirit, the entrepreneur programme will leap into the online world – without neglecting its most important characteristics: promoting early start-ups and gaining an unique social capital.

Whether offline or online – you can be sure that you will be part of the I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser family afterwards!

Would you like to attend Summer School 2020 as a guest?
See what awaits you here.

What participants can expect

The Summer School participants are offered a varied and equally instructive programme: This includes workshops with renowned experts from our international network and mentorships in small groups to achieve the highest possible learning curve. In this way, the participants’ individual needs can be addressed and their learning process can be advanced. Furthermore, the groups are characterized by a strong peer-to-peer learning atmosphere, i.e., the participants are not only supervised by their mentor but also support each other.

Do you have an idea that you think has market potential and need support in its implementation? Are you working on a research topic where you see potential for commercialisation?

Then apply now for the I.E.C.T. – Summer School 2020 and turn your idea into reality! The application process is open until July 15th.

Our Fellowship programme 

Start-ups, while excellent in their field, can benefit in many ways from cooperation with established companies. This includes the opportunity to access an extensive network and many years of experience in the industry. For these reasons, we would like to offer entrepreneurs and start-ups a platform that should lead to an intensive and successful exchange.

Your fellowship holder pays the participation fee. You also benefit from the company’s many years of experience and its network. More about this here.

Our Fellowship partner 

GIN is open to start-ups in the following areas: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Robotics, Sensor Technology, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Blockchain

Focus on selected hotspots in Asia (Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Mainland China, Singapore and South Korea) Alumni of Summer School 2020 have the opportunity to participate in events of Summer School 2021 – GIN supports their start-ups with a travel allowance

UNIQA Ventures is open to start-ups in the following areas: Insurtech, Fintech, Healthtech, Digital Health and Mobility/ Smart Home

The Tiroler Sparkasse is open to start-ups in the following areas: open to all topics and industries

Infineon works with startups in the following areas: Hardware Devices, Embedded Software, Semiconductor technologies & Productivity/Industry4.0 solutions

What guests can expect

The I.E.C.T. – Summer School is a programme with educational content and a networking platform. This year, the I.E.C.T. – Network serves as a platform for the Summer School and combines both demands. Selected events will be opened for guests again this year.

Interested? Then register now! Click here, create a new account and select “Guest” and the events you are interested in.

Open events for our network partners

Timetable 2020

Programme Update

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Official registration for guests open now!

Speakers, experts and active contributors will be informed from I.E.C.T.
– no need to register here 

Tirol meets Cambridge

Opening ceremony powered by Standortagentur Tirol und Startup.Tirol

Tirol meets Cambridge

August 17th, 2020 7 pm - 9 pm (CEST)

I.E.C.T. – Network

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Get ready for

Welcome by representatives of the Austrian and UK ecosystem
Hermann Hauser, Yupar Myint (University of Cambridge), Marcus Hofer (Standortagentur Tirol), Klara Brandstätter (I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser) and many more
Summer School 2020 Outline
Short-Pitch of all I.E.C.T. – Summer School participants
Alumni Keynote by Hermann Stockinger (Alumni of Summer School 2016): Easelink – Matrix Charging

Powered by Standortagentur Tirol und Startup.Tirol

State of AI

Inspirational event: Artificial Intelligence – Decision Making

In cooperation with AI Austria

State of AI

August 19th, 2020 7 pm - 9 pm (CEST)

I.E.C.T. – Network

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Get ready for

State of AI: Artificial Intelligence – Decision Making

Keynote: Roeland Nusselder – PlumerAI
Keynote: Claire Bennett – FiveAI
Panel Discussion with Hermann Hauser, Charly Kleissner, Nancy Nemes, Roeland Nusselder and Claire Bennett
Moderated by: tbd.

In cooperation with AI Austria

Idea meets Business

Matchmaking fair: Idea meets Business
Powered by Junge Wirtschaft Tirol and Sparte Industrie der Wirtschaftskammer Tirol

Idea meets Business

August 25th, 2020 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm (CEST)

I.E.C.T. – Network

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Get to know 24 international start-ups from the world of deep tech: life science, quantum computing, material science, synthetic biology, AI / ML from renown Universities and research institutes, like Oxford, Bristol, Innsbruck, Vienna, Graz, Zagreb, Munich, Gothenburg and many more.
What it is about
Established companies and experts will meet international start-ups. The early-stage projects have emerged from research institutions with the potential to enable disruptive progress.
The format Idea meets Business is taking place the fourth time this year – the first time fully digital! Get to know the participants and learn more about their technologies, business models, teams and explore possible ways of collaboration.

Get ready for

Introduction by representatives of the WKO Tirol and I.E.C.T. –  Hermann Hauser
Keynote by Dominik Jenewein, Junge Wirtschaft Tirol
Short pitches and break-out Sessions with the I.E.C.T. – Summer School participants

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Register now & be part of I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship!

Interested? Then register now! Click here, create a new account and select “Guest” and the events you are interested in.

For questions about the events of the I.E.C.T. – Summer School: Verena Schneeberger – vs@iect.at

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