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Feb 19

i²c Networking Friday


Event Details

The annual i²c Networking Friday concludes the 3 day commerzicalisation bootcamp for sciencepreneurs of TU Wien (#i²cStartAcademy). This networking event for sciencepreneurs, entrepreneurs, investors, public funding agencies, industry, scientists, and many more offers next to the great opportunity to meet and mingle a program of TEDx like impulse talks, a panel discussion reflecting on sciencepreneurship in the current startup ecosystem (featuring guests from Stanford, UnternehmerTUM, etc), exhibiton and a pitch challenge where the projects of the i²c StartAcademy 2016 compete for special prizes. More details on http://bit.ly/1K80PRB

Registration is required under http://bit.ly/1SI1KuM

NetworkingFriday – Entrepreneurship & Innovation @ TU
Venue: Kuppelsaal, 4. OG, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna
Date: Friday, Feb 19th, 2016
Event language: English


08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:10 OPENING
Prof. DI Dr. Johannes Fröhlich (Vice Chancellor Research & Innovation, TUW)

TU Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center
Dr. Birgit Hofreiter (Head of Informatics Innovation Center – i²c)

Spin-off: Stanford Research to Silicon Valley Start-Up
Dr. Megan Jones (CSO Laterns, California, USA)

TU Spin-off: now and then
Mag. Georg Kopetz (Co-Founder & Executive Board Member TTTech)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 PANEL DISCUSSION
Spin-off vs. Start-ups – A Reflection On Sciencepreneurship In The Current Startup Ecosystem

Mag. Georg Kopetz (Co-Founder & Executive Board Member TTTech)
Mag. Werner Wutscher (Co-Founder New Venture Scouting)
Dr. Megan Jones (CSO Lantern, Ass.Prof. Stanford University)
Mag. Bernhard Weber (Science Park Graz)
Mag. Harald Jenull (UnternehmerTUM München)

Moderation: Mag. Daniel Cronin (Austrian Startups)

12:30 – 14:00 NETWORKING Lunch
TU Startup & Idea Roadshow
meet&greet Entrepreneurs, Sciencepreneurs, Investors, Industry, Public Funding

14:00 – 15:30 i²c StartAcademy PITCH Challenge

Jury Members:
DI Michael Altrichter (Business Angel, Puls4 2min2mio, Social )
Franz Salzmann (Speedinvest)
Michael Eisler (Startup300)
Dipl.-Bw Ralf Kunzmann (AWS Gründerfonds)
DI Stefan Kreppel, MBA (Startup Program FFG)
Ing. Daniel Horak, MSc. (Founder & CEO, CONDA Crowdinvesting)
DI Hossam El-Sifary,MBA (Head of Business Development, INiTS)
Günther Schabhüttl (WKO AussenwirtschaftsCenter Tel Aviv)

Moderation: Mag. Daniel Cronin (Austrian Startups)

16:15 – 17:00 AWARDS & ROUNDUP

The When

February 19, 2016
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Where

TU Wien, Kuppelsaal
Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna
Vienna, 1040 Austria

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