Identify and evaluate market opportunities - this is the first step for scientists who want to transfer their technology/their research results into successful products or services. The i²c STARTacademy supports scientists to develop an initial understanding of research transfer, either in the application or commercialization opportunities of their results. Tools and methods enable scientists to develop a business model and a first financial plan. Our bootcamp helps you identify how to transform your research into a potential spinout.
Your participation is your first step towards a potential spin-out Fellowship application (FFG funding amounting to € 500,000.-)
PhD students have the opportunity to qualify for the i²c Award - a high potential PhD scholarship amounting to € 5000, - + workplace in the i²c co-working space incl. participation in the TUW i² incubation program after finishing the PhD,
Identify application fields: develop market opportunities for your own technology
Business model generation
Financial planning: which financing options are available, do they fit your utilization philosophy and what implementation strategy is needed
Mentoring from inter- / national coaches, founders, and investors
Pitch training: present and communicate your ideas in a short, comprehensible and compelling manner
Full access to the i²c Founder and Investor Network
TU Wien scientists and researchers from all disciplines
Bootcamp for maximum 10 teams
3 days intensive training and workshop
BOOTCAMP DATE AND LOCATION:
February 13th-15th, 2018
Participation is free of charge and limited to 10 projects
Please send a brief description of your technology to email@example.com by January 14th, 2018 latest. The description should include a short summary of your research result, the names and affiliation of your team members (at least 3 per project), the state of the art and what makes your project unique in the field of application. Additionally, please provide a brief description of your expectations from the program. Workshop language and language of submission is English.