The Business Intelligence & Innovation Hub is an innovation and support organization of the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences. The Hub is elaborated within the Interreg Central Europe Project “4Steps – Towards the application of Industry 4.0 in SMEs (CE1492). It is a tool to support the region of the Federal State of Vorarlberg in the further development of the Smart Specialization Strategy “Intelligent Production”. In the center of the Business Intelligence & Innovation Hub are to boost research, technology and innovation for a sustainable, competitive and profitable regional development (within society, business and industry).

The Business Intelligence & Innovation Hub is a supportive, cross-organizational and non-profit organization for regional stakeholders (and beyond: the neighboring regions of the Federal State of Vorarlberg). In doing so, the Hub stakeholders (transregionally) cooperate and collaborate to expanse existing R&D focuses and to establish new R&D areas and priorities that are emergent to the stakeholders within the region. Core services assigned to the Business Intelligence & Innovation Hub are about Artificial Intelligence, System/Ecosystem Collaboration, Resilience Engineering, Innovation Research & Disruptive Innovation, Methods & Tools and Co-Creation/Networking. The services provided by the Hub stakeholders are in the alignment of the research strategy of the Government of the Federal State of Vorarlberg and are about:

  • Awareness creation of the future importance of research, technology and innovation within the region and its international cooperation
  • Awareness creation for high-class research, technology and innovation within business, industry and society
  • (Further) Development of the Federal State of Vorarlberg as an important research, technology and innovation location within the European Union and beyond
  • Strengthening of organizational innovation competence and capabilities
  • (Further) Development of human resources and its qualification for business and industry
  • Promoting research, technology and innovation potentials in business, industry and society
  • Promoting of a regional research, technology and innovation “environment” – test before invest
  • (Further) Development of inter-organizational research, development and innovation infrastructure and the co-creation of these stakeholders
  • Promoting of knowledge- and technology-oriented startup foundations
  • Intensification of the international cooperation of the Vorarlberg science and research institution
  • Expansion of cooperation with economically relevant R&D facilities around Vorarlberg

The Digital Innovation Hub “Business Intelligence & Innovation” is organized by the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, Department Business Informatics.

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Prof. (FH) Dr.-Ing. Jens Schumacher
Leiter Forschungszentrum Business Informatics, Hochschullehrer

+43 5572 792 7118
jens.schumacher@fhv.at

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Dr. Florian Maurer
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

+43 5572 792 7128
florian.maurer@fhv.at

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