The Business Intelligence & Innovation Hub is strongly connected to business, industry, government and academia within the Federal State of Vorarlberg, its neighboring regions and Europe. Our befriended organizations are from the field of scientific lecturing, entrepreneurship, business development, government, vocational education and training.

Blickpunkt Wirtschaft

Blickpunkt Wirtschaft is an event series that deal with emergent topics within the field of business management. An event consists of a single keynote presentation for later discussion with the event participants: students, Alumni, entrepreneurs, managers, decision makers, etc.
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Business Summit

The Vorarlberg University of Applied Science’s Business Summit is an annual event and provides numerous opportunities for conversations and discussions with representatives from business, industry, government and academia within the region of Vorarlberg. It is organized from professors and lectures ofthe University’s Department of Management and Business to facilitate innovation, trends and technologies within the academic and empirical field of business and management studies.
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Digital Factory Vorarlberg

The Digital Factory Vorarlberg is a research department of the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences. The focus of this research department is on the aspects of the Digital Transformation within business and industry and the digitalization within manufacturing.
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Digital Innovation BSc

Digital Innovation is a Bachelor’s degree program of the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences which puts innovation at the focus of lecture and education. Objective of this program isto lecture, educate and train future leaders, managers and knowledge workers that pro-actively accompany the Digital Transformation within organizations and take (competitive) advantages of its challenges and opportunities. The graduates can recognizeand support future digital innovations and transformation processes in businesses, to assess their consequences and implement them in a participative approach.
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Department Engineering

The Department of Engineering understands itself as a competence centre for technology focusing on mechatronics. Mechatronic systems characterised by a fusion of mechanics, electrotechnics, and computer science are increasingly present in almost every area of technology and everyday life.
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Startupstube

The startupstube takes startup ideas to the next level. It provides individual coaching, a top-class mentoring network and specific courses and trainingfor (young) entrepreneurs and innovators. It brings students, alumni and employees from different disciplines together and supports them during the startup process.
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Alumni

Alumni of the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences isthe association of graduates. It organizes and manages network of current and former students and lecturers to pro-actively exchange topic-specific knowledge and expertise as well as to connect academia with business and industry.
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Vorarlberger Technik Tag

The event series “Talk am Campus” (former Vorarlberger Technik Tag) is a joint organization of professors and lectures from the Vorarlberg University of Applied Science’s Department of Engineering. It is an event that takes place four times a year and is tailored to keep and increase the connection of former students (Alumni) with the University and to maintain and increase the University’s contacts into regional business and industry.To focus of the events are to present and discuss emergent trends, challenges and opportunities within the field of engineering.
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Wirtschafts Standort Voralberg Gesellschaft

The Wirtschafts-Standort Vorarlberg GmbH (WISTO) is the innovation agency within the Federal State of Vorarlberg. The aim of WISTO is to strengthen innovation and economic dynamics in the Vorarlberg region. WISTO offers information, advice and guidance in the following areas: grants, growth, protection of innovations, technology transfer, founding, business settlement and other.
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Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia

CCIS is a non-profit, non-governmental, independent business organisation representing the interest of its members. The CCIS unites 26 branch associations, representing all important industry sectors of Slovenia. It is composed of branch business associations, regional associations and professional departments.
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DEX Innovation Centre

The private non-profit innovation centre DEX Innovation Centre is active in 4 main pillars: Research & innovation support, Entrepreneurship & business support, E-solutions and Innovation infrastructure. To achieve their goals, DEXIC works closely with public authorities, SMEs, start-ups and research centres.
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Pannon Business Network Association

The aim of the Pannon Business Network Association is the strengthening of the economic performance of small and medium sized businesses in the Western Hungarian Region. The network contributes to the quality of employment and the improvement of the competitiveness of enterprises with the cooperation and networking of the regional stakeholders.
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Regional Development Agency Bielsko-Biala

The Regional Development Agency provides a range of services to further the development of small and medium enterprises. These services include professional counselling, organizational, economic, financial, legal and marketing issues, organization of training and seminars, international cooperation, creating associations, looking for foreign investors, promotion of the region and its economic potential.
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Re:Lab

The main business of the spin-off of the Human Machine Interaction Group of the University of Medena and Reggio Emilia is the design and development of hardware and software embedded systems, human interaction and algorithms for intelligent systems. Additionally, the research-oriented SME develops applications for machine learning, test and reliability.
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The Virtual Dimension Center (VDC) is Germany’s leading competence network for Virtual Engineering. Technology and service providers, users, research institutions and multipliers work together in the VDC network along the entire value chain of Virtual Engineering- namely in 3D simulation, 3D visualization, product lifecycle management (PLM), and Virtual Reality (VR).
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CNA Emilia Romagna

Through acting as intermediary between the supply of research output and small enterprises’ demand, CAN Emilia Romagna gained a lot experience in promoting and supporting innovation in SMEs. To convey between researchers and small enterprises they apply specific actions including the development, dissemination and implementation of best practices for the introduction and management of innovation and in the field of RIS3 and Innovation 4.0.
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Chain Reactions

The CHAIN REACTIONS project aims to increase the capacity of industrial businesses to innovate. The idea is to absorb new knowledge and turn it into competitiveness edge and business value, growth and profits. There is especially a need to help SMEs to overcome operational stress and a capacity shortage with respect to innovation as well as a stronger integration into emerging transnational and global value chains.
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Ecos4in

The ECOS4IN project will do so by supporting close cooperation between stakeholders, who are involved in smart specialisation strategies (RIS3) on the implementation of Industry 4.0.
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More Information About Business Intelligence & Innovation Hub

Contact

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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