> Austria as location for innovations,
IT and E-Mobility
> Project financing for innovations
> Innovations needed for energy and
> Innovations through regional
cooperation – leading to growth in
> Use and exploitation of intellectual
property for innovations
and economic growth
As the gateway to the East and the heart of Europe, Vienna symbolizes the European hub for high–level business contacts. The delegates were welcomed by iconvienna President Dr. Gerhard Hrebicek and Chairman of Committee for Urban Development, Traffic and Transport, Erich Valentin spending a magnificent night at the prestigious Vienna City Hall.
Panel I – Austria as location for innovations, IT and E-Mobility
Research is leading to new technologies. Several prerequisites and support options for entrepreneurs and companies were presented.
Panel II – Project financing for innovations
Challenges of financing infrastructure and innovation projects were discussed.
Panel III – Innovations needed for energy and environment
Challenges and needs for innovations, their role to meet the future energy and environmental demands as well as the impact on economic growth and the creation of new jobs were discussed on a transatlantic scope.
Panel IV – Innovations through regional cooperation – leading to growth in Europe
Brief regional presentations were given and opportunities for innovations through regional cooperation as well as the benefits of such complementary cooperation were discussed.
Use and exploitation of intellectual property for innovations and economic growth
Protection, valuation, financing and marketing of intellectual property is leading to innovations.
Delegates had the unique chance to meet and network with representatives of governments, leading European businesses, financial institutions and the media in a relaxed atmosphere at the “Binderstadl” within the Stift Klosterneuburg.
Presentations and a tour through the NOVAHOME, a project for safe and energy efficient living, initiated by AIT, ELK and other partners, were given.
Brief Introduction on Education Programs:
The MODUL University Vienna is an internationally oriented organization for research and education on tourism, new media technology and public governance.
It offers first-class education in Tourism and Hospitality Management as well as the Master Program “Science in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy“.