Following the example of the well-known Forbes Under 30 campaign, young people who have already achieved great things were also sought out at the TU Wien for the first time this year. Students, alumni and employees of the TU Wien could apply or nominate others. A jury consisting of Klaus Fiala (Editor-in-Chief of Forbes DA), Nermina Mumic (Founder of Legitary) and Dr. Birgit Hofreiter (Head of the Innovation Incubation Center of TU Wien) made the final selection.
ACE represented five times
"TUW Under 30", opens an external URL in a new window presents 30 people under the age of 30 who have proven their potential in a wide variety of fields and have distinguished themselves through special achievements. From ACE's perspective, it is particularly gratifying that of the 30 people on the list, five have studied or are still studying at ACE.
As many as four female graduates of the MSc Environmental Technology & International Affairs made it to the list:
Valerie Hengl,, opens an external URL in a new window co-founder Purency
Christina Maria Huber,, opens an external URL in a new window Sustainability-Services-Manager, Neoom
Anna Pölzl,, opens an external URL in a new windowco-founder gnista.io
Brigit Van Duyvenbode,, opens an external URL in a new windowfounder Reeduce
In addition, Philip Zipse,, opens an external URL in a new window Managing Director of Linde Engineering Vienna, is among the "TUW Under 30". At 24, the MSc Engineering Management student is thus one of the youngest to receive this award.
We are very proud of our student and our alumnae and congratulate them!