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i²c Diploma Supplement on Innovation: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

It’s time again for applications! The Innovation Incubation Center (i²c) opens the call for the already 6th class of the Diploma Supplement on Innovation, the international supplementary curriculum providing a premium, hands-on education on intra- und entrepreneurship for bachelor/master/PhD students of TU Wien, which is unique in international comparison.

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The i²c is offering the Diploma Supplement on Innovation since 2012, when it started as an education on intra- und entrepreneurship for master students of the faculty of informatics only. Since 2016, the curriculum is open for all students (bachelor, master and PhD) from all TUW-faculties. The next class will start in October 2017 and pitch their innovative projects at the Diploma Demo Day in June 2018.

For this class, the i²c is now calling for applications from excellent TUW-students, who

  • have an innovative business idea but no clue how to realize it
  • are interested in bringing their research or (seminar) project result to market
  • want to learn more about intra- and entrepreneurship
  • want to found their own company or work in the corporate innovation field

In the curriculum the students will

  • get trained in innovation management, creative idea generation, design thinking, prototyping/MVP, business modelling, finances (national and international), legal issues (business law, intellectual property rights, patent right and research, licensing), teambuilding, leadership, conflict management, human resources, marketing, sales, PR, pitching and more
  • generate and shape their own innovative idea
  • get educated by experienced experts in their respective field and guest lecturers from internationally renowned universities
  • implement the lessons learned in their own project
  • have access to i²c’s inter-/national network of lecturers, mentors, founders, investors, industry and science partners and i²c alumni
  • work together with like-minded students from different backgrounds in interdisciplinary teams
  • get the chance to be accepted into the TUW i²ncubator to further develop their project


  • Duration: October 2017 – June 2018 (two semesters)
  • Language: English
  • Total workload: 30 ECTS
  • Group size: Max. 20 students
  • Format: Part-time (evening and weekend lectures)
  • Format of lectures: Input-sessions, individual and group exercises, discussions, presentations, workshops, events, excursions and outdoor seminars

TUE, May 9th, 5 pm
TU Wien, Gußhausstr. 27-29, ground floor, lecture room EI 10 Fritz Paschke
REGISTRATION: <link http: _blank>, opens an external URL in a new window

  • The detailed application process is available online.
  • Required documents: Proof of academic success (e.g. certificate, transcript of records), letter of motivation, curriculum vitae
  • Send your application (in English and united in one single PDF file - file name includes your name) to <link>



Contact the Program Manager Nathalie Köck via e-mail (<link> or phone (+43-1-58801-406671).

The Innovation Incubation Center (i²c) is looking forward to meeting interested students at the info event and receiving promising applications!

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