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Urban Innovators Challenge – Start Up Your Company

Partner / Science Slam
in deutscher Sprache

What are the successful ideas of today? What is necessary for an innovative cooperation? Are the experiences and the network of established enterprises decisive for being successful in the market? To achieve more together and to create rewards for both sides – this is the goal of this year’s Urban Innovators Challenge, focusing on possible cooperation initiatives between start-ups and established enterprises.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, superTEX composites GmbH, Telfs
Chief Executive Officer, CAST - Center for Academic Spin-offs Tyrol Gründungszentrum GmbH, Innsbruck Chair
Leiterin, Business Unit Innovation & E-Mobilität, AustriaTech - Gesellschaft des Bundes für technologiepolitische Maßnahmen GmbH, Wien Chair

DI Valentine TROI

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, superTEX composites GmbH, Telfs

1995 Diplom in Querflöte am Konservatorium "Claudio Monteverdi", Bozen
1996-2004 Diplomstudium Architektur, Leopold Franzens Universität Innsbruck
2003 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für experimentelle Architektur, studio3, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
2004 Freischaffende Architektin, Innsbruck
2006 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für experimentelle Architektur, Hochbau, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
2010 Gründung und spinn off Einzelunternhemen superTEX, Telfs
seit 2011 Geschäftsführung superTEX composites GmbH, Telfs

Technology Symposium

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08:00 - 10:30Technology BrunchSocial
11:00 - 11:10Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2015Plenary
11:10 - 12:00RTI Policy TalkPlenary
12:00 - 13:30Living with the Machine in the FuturePlenary
14:00 - 15:30Cyber Physical SystemsPlenary
17:45 - 19:15Regional Debate Central Eastern EuropePlenary
19:15 - 21:30Evening ReceptionSocial
19:15 - 21:30Career LoungeSocial


07:00 - 08:30BioeconomyPlenary
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
08:50 - 10:15Complexity SciencePlenary
10:15 - 11:00Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout SessionSocial
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 01: 2015: The End of Energy RevolutionBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 02: Bio-Economy in Action: National Bio-Economy Strategies in ComparisonBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 03: Human Enhancement Technologies: Amplifying or Reducing InequalityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 04: Research Promotion at the Interfaces of Risk, Creativity and MainstreamBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 05: Market Upheavals: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 06: Entrepreneurship: What Can Science Contribute?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 07: Games of InEqualityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 08: Physical Internet: A Seismic Shift for Logistics and MobilityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 09: Dynamics by Heterogeneity: How Economy and Research Profit from DiversityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Energy Transition: Same Goal – Different WaysBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Market Breakthrough Ahead?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities for LED LightingBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: Truth and Reality: The Importance of Models in Economy, Science and PhilosophyBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 14: Virtual Learning: InEquality in Education?Breakout
18:00 - 19:30Urban Innovators Challenge – Start Up Your CompanyPartner


07:00 - 08:30MIT and its Media Lab, Special Guest at this Year’s Technology SymposiumPlenary
08:30 - 09:30InEquality: The New Silk RoadPlenary
09:50 - 11:15Art, Design and Architecture as a Laboratory of Digital ModernityPlenary
11:15 - 11:30Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology SymposiumPlenary
11:30 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial