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A day dedicated to innovative entrepreneurship in the environmental and energy technology sector


Session 1: 09:00 - 11:30 AM

In the morning, together with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Hengstschläger, geneticist and member of the council for research and technology development, participants took a look into the future of modern entrepreneurship. Subsequently, FH-Prof. Dr. Georg Jungwirth, an expert on hidden champions, discussed the various success factors of companies and discussed them with company representatives such as Dr. Amitava Kundu, the special prize winner of the Resource Efficiency of 2012, on opportunities and challenges in environmental technology and resource efficiency.

Session 2: 01:00 - 03:00 PM

The afternoon is characterized by visions, outstanding achievements and innovative business models.
At the beginning we took a look at the success story and the secrets of an Austrian showcase company and, together with the chairman of the board and CTO Dipl. Ing. Dr. Sabine Herlitschka, MBA behind the scenes Infineon Technologies Austria AG.

In "2 Minutes of Fame", six innovative start-ups from the field of resource and environmental technology presented their ideas and visions and discussed their visions and success recipes with the audience.

The conference of the Saubermacher Hans Roth Umweltpreis by Hans Roth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG, was held. This award is aimed at young academics who use their insights to provide valuable impulses for companies. At the end of Session 2, the Daphne Environmental Technology - Special Prize of the Bohmann publishing group was awarded.

Award ceremony: 03:30 - 05:00 PM

Award ceremony of the State prize2015 for environmental and energy technology and of the Special prize2015 „Start-Up Ressource Efficiency“.

Innovators Matchmaking powered by Eco World Styria: 17:30 - 19:00 Uhr

After the event, participants had the opportunity to exchange their ideas with the envisaged start-ups and selected prizes. They recognized synergies, used existing potential and started new collaborations in an inspiring circle.