Summer School 2017


I.E.C.T. Hermann Hauser
+43 512 28760825

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IECT Summer School


Aug 17 2020 - Aug 27 2020


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I.E.C.T. – Summer School 6th edition will be held online. The success proven programme is known for attracting the brightest talents from all over the world – in order to allow cross-border collaborations and foster the international spirit the entrepreneurial programme will take a leap and move to the online world – without neglecting its most relevant assets: focus on capability building as well as allowing room to build up unique social capital.

What participants can expect

Get ready for a highly intensive bootcamp week!

Workshops with experts from the deep tech area
Mentorships in small groups for individual support and a strong peer-to-peer learning environment
1-to-1 sessions regarding business and legal advice with designated experts
Opening ceremony with Hermann Hauser and representatives of the Austrian and UK ecosyste
Inspirational event State of AI
Listen to international thought leaders within the area of Artificial Intelligence be it entrepreneurs, policy makers or investors – get inspired, participate actively and connect afterwards within the I.E.C.T. – Network
Idea meets Business – Online fair in order to kick-off corporate and start-up collaborations
Prepare your idea to present it in front of corporates and possible partners, gain input regarding the pearls and pitfalls of corporate-startup collaborations and make the most of this kick-off for further partnerships
Demo Day
Pitch in front of highly renowable investors and experts in a safe environment

The idea

I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship will show participants the way to successfully commercialize their ideas by guiding them through the processes of protecting their ideas, investigating and pinpointing the market, raising finance, building teams and selling their ideas. It has been specifically designed for the budding entrepreneur or corporate innovator who requires practical know-how in the development of a new business.

I.E.C.T. – Summer School on Entrepreneurship provides tools on how to start a business, valuable contacts with renowned entrepreneurs and experts and encourages post-docs and students to turn their ideas into reality.

This intensive week will focus on the development of winning action plans for new business ideas through mentored due diligence and on the development of a process for next steps of taking the idea forward in the commercial area.

This programme is organised by I.E.C.T. in cooperation with University of Cambridge and the European Forum Alpbach.

For whom

The target group of the Summer School are Master and PhD students, post-docs and researchers from the fields of technology, science, advanced engineering, life science, physics, mathematics, IT and AI as well as early-stage start-ups with technology or science projects

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