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E&I Touchdown: Entrepreneurial mindset - nature or nurture?

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· Expo
Day 1: Connect - Meet the E&I Institute (16/06/2021)
2021-06-16T13:00:00Z 2021-06-16T21:00:00Z Europe/Vienna Day+1%3A+Connect+-+Meet+the+E%26I+Institute+%2816%2F06%2F2021%29 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
2021-06-16T13:00:00Z 2021-06-18T20:00:00Z Europe/Vienna Jobwall Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Entrepreneurship Center Network (ECN) - Hochschulgründerzeit #5
Hochschulgründerzeit #5 – Entrepreneurial Mindset (Michael Ambros (BOKU:BASE), Magdalena Meusburger (Co-Founder startupstube), Michael Kowatschew (Co-Founder ThePixelBeat), Johanna Wiesner (Program Manager ECN)). The talk will be held in German. Join the talk
Michael Ambros Magdalena Meusburger Johanna Wiesner Michael Kowatschew
2021-06-16T15:00:00Z 2021-06-16T16:00:00Z Europe/Vienna Entrepreneurship+Center+Network+%28ECN%29+-+Hochschulgr%C3%BCnderzeit+%235 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
E&I Hackathon
You will work together with students and business practitioners on a real-life innovation challenge.
2021-06-16T17:00:00Z 2021-06-16T18:30:00Z Europe/Vienna E%26I+Hackathon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Day 2: Collaborate - Workshops (17/06/2021)
Please register for the workshop you would like to attend separately.
2021-06-17T09:00:00Z 2021-06-17T17:30:00Z Europe/Vienna Day+2%3A+Collaborate+-+Workshops+%2817%2F06%2F2021%29 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
LIMO Wardrobe: Less is more - Nachhaltig erfolgreich sein
Im Workshop diskutieren die Teilnehmer*innen mit der Gründerin von LIMO Wardrobe über Nachhaltigkeit und Geschäftsmöglichkeiten. The workshop is held in German. Register here:
2021-06-17T09:30:00Z 2021-06-17T10:30:00Z Europe/Vienna LIMO+Wardrobe%3A+Less+is+more+-+Nachhaltig+erfolgreich+sein+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Bitmovin: The Sales Mindset
In this workshop, you will learn important factors of today's sales world, how to navigate through it and how to build a sales mindset. Register here:
2021-06-17T13:00:00Z 2021-06-17T14:30:00Z Europe/Vienna Bitmovin%3A+The+Sales+Mindset Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Accenture: Applied Design Thinking
Kollaborative Erarbeitung eines innovativen, kundenzentrierten Geschäftskonzeptes unter Verwendung von Design Thinking. The workshop is held in German. Register here:
2021-06-17T13:00:00Z 2021-06-17T17:00:00Z Europe/Vienna Accenture%3A+Applied+Design+Thinking+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Darwin's Circle: Leadership starts with yourself – revealing your own inner strengths
In this workshop, you will learn to improve your leadership skills by revealing your own inner strength. Register here:
2021-06-17T14:30:00Z 2021-06-17T16:00:00Z Europe/Vienna Darwin%27s+Circle%3A+Leadership+starts+with+yourself+%E2%80%93+revealing+your+own+inner+strengths Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
WU Entrepreneurship Center, hosting V_labs: How to master the Corporate Innovation Minefield: The Basics of Corporate Company Building
This workshop will deal with potential pitfalls in corporate innovation projects and how they can be overcome – with a focus on company building projects. Register here:
2021-06-17T15:00:00Z 2021-06-17T17:00:00Z Europe/Vienna WU+Entrepreneurship+Center%2C+hosting+V_labs%3A+How+to+master+the+Corporate+Innovation+Minefield%3A+The+Basics+of+Corporate+Company+Building Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Dharma Funding Solutions: Funding for Startups in Austria
In this workshop, you will get practical insights of funding opportunities in Austria. Register here:
2021-06-17T16:00:00Z 2021-06-17T17:30:00Z Europe/Vienna Dharma+Funding+Solutions%3A+Funding+for+Startups+in+Austria Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Day 3: Celebrate - Keynote delivered by Bitpanda and Award Ceremony (18/06/2021)
MODERATOR: Helga Pattart-Drexler Benedikt Angerer Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke Dr. Margarete Schramböck
2021-06-18T17:30:00Z 2021-06-18T19:00:00Z Europe/Vienna Day+3%3A+Celebrate+-+Keynote+delivered+by+Bitpanda+and+Award+Ceremony+%2818%2F06%2F2021%29 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Day 3: Interactive Networking on Wonder
In order to attend the networking, please follow this link:
2021-06-18T19:00:00Z 2021-06-18T21:00:00Z Europe/Vienna Day+3%3A+Interactive+Networking+on+Wonder+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


MODERATOR: Helga Pattart-Drexler

Managing Director - Darwin's Circle

Michael Kowatschew

ECN Hochschulgründerzeit: ThePixelBeat

Johanna Wiesner

ECN Hochschulgründerzeit: WU Gründungszentrum

Magdalena Meusburger

ECN Hochschulgründerzeit: startupstube

Michael Ambros

ECN Hochschulgründerzeit: BOKU:Base

Benedikt Angerer

Business Development - bitpanda

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke

Head of the Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, WU Vienna

Dr. Margarete Schramböck

Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs

JURY: Dr. Peter Stebe

Commercial Leadership - Palantir Technologies

JURY: Maria Zesch

CCO Business & Digitalization - Magenta Telekom (until end of May 2021)

JURY: Katharina Binder

Head of Accelerator & Innovation Coach - TheVentury

JURY: Georg Ioannidis

Managing Partner - UNIQA Ventures GmbH

JURY: Dr. Julia Bauer

Head of Competence Area Entrepreneurship - Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

JURY: Hannah Wundsam

Managing Director - Austrian Startups

JURY: Georg Weber

COO - primeCROWD

JURY: Laura Egg

Managing Director - Austrian Angel Investors Association

JURY: Nicole Stroj

Head of Organisational Innovation - Raiffeisen Bank International AG

JURY: Dr. Julian Fischer

Head of Austrian Product & Innovation - Austrian Airlines


Achtung Ameisen!

ATTENTION! ANTS! High potential of creating, discovering and being together!


How will the lifestyles/lifestyle preferences in Austria develop in the next 10 years?


Customer engagement system for online shops using gamification tools

Festo Didactic

Using VR/XR/AR to transform learning at Festo.

Festo Didactic

Africa is booming! Therefore we developed a market entry strategy for our project partner Festo Didactic

Festo Didactic

Building communities by helping others!

Festo Didactic

A customer care concept for an online learning platform


Going Green the easy way !


Finding new application fields for additive manufacturing


Quantum-inspired Computing in the Public Sector

GLD Invest Group

Application of Paulownia trees in the European market.


Kachelino brings the cozy tiled stove feeling into every home.

Magic Undershirt

This is for those who sweat!


Mangilaro – your new cutlery & snack to go


To help Nestlé understand and tackle the sustainability trends of tomorrow, we developed four future scenarios.


With our Competence Compass ÖBB TS is able to embrace its future leaders in engineering.


We connect and support young leaders with the goal to foster their personal and professional development.


Digital Solution for the Schlager music community


Planeo is a digital platform that facilitates founding by providing gamified step-by-step guidance.


Find your property match. Rent, buy & sell. Commission-free

Raiffeisen Bank International

Discovering how an innovative, contemporary credit card could look like and how it could revolutionize the market!


Old new artful renewable energy to charge electric divices.

RHI Magnesita

The world leader in the refractory industry taps new markets with its innovative nanomaterial solution.

RHI Magnesita

Establish a structured technology scouting process at RHI Magnesita


The Development of 3 Market Entry Strategies for a Cloud Based Accounting Software


Cultivating delicious wild mushrooms


The Revolution in Equine Sarcoid Treatments

Spatial Services

Geoinformation meets Technology: Exploring new business opportunities


The Swappy App makes trading second-hand items as easy as never before and helps you having a sustainable lifestyle!

UniCredit Bank Austria

the future of retail banking - cryptocurrencies, conscious consumption or something else?


Task sharing. For students. By students.

Upstream Mobility

Taking public transport use to another level.


Fields of Application for a new, revolutionary Battery.


Identify and analyze YAASA's closest competitors in the DACH region and the Netherlands


An intelligent waterbottle that eliminates the dehydration problem and improves livability.


We are the next big Dating App providing a 100% guarantee meeting the same person offline you swiped right online.

Viva con Agua

Our team cooperated with the NPO Viva con Agua and evaluated future developments regarding the donation behavior.

Anonymized Company

Extruded TPE and silicone - defining new business opportunities


Smart mobility solutions for companies