Conference 23. Nov 2021

This year’s Spin-off Austria Conference invites prominent guests to give inspirational key notes, highlights successful founders of Austrian university spin-offs as well as unicorns with close ties to the academia and gives room to the discussions of different stakeholders like investors, university leaders or legal experts to let the audience deep dive into the dos and don’ts of tech transfer. The program will be rounded off by awarding the most entrepreneurial institutions of higher education in Austria.

Schedule

Morning Session
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09:30 am - 09:40 am
Welcome by
Welcome by

Dr. Hermann Hauser

Mag. Jasmin Güngör

Mag. Dejan Jovicevic

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09:40 am - 10:00 am
Introductory Keynote
Introductory Keynote

Dr. Özlem Türeci
Co-Founder & CMO of BioNTech SE

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10:00 am - 10:10 am
Q&A-Session
Q&A-Session
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10:10 am - 10:55 am
Keynotes "Austrian Unicorn Founders"
Keynotes "Austrian Unicorn Founders"

Wolfgang Platz, MA (Founder &  CEO of TRICENTIS)

Erich Tauber (Founder & CEO of Themis Bioccience)

Mag. Georg Kopetz (Co-Founder & Member of the Executive Board (CEO) of TTTech Auto AG

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10:55 am - 11:05 am
Q&A-Session
Q&A-Session
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11:05 am - 12:05 pm
Keynotes "Austrian Founder Stories"
Keynotes "Austrian Founder Stories"

Dr. Christian Timmerer (Co-Founder of Bitmovin)

Thomas Fürstner (Founder & CTO of Riddle & Code)

Chiara Greganti, PhD (Co-Founder & Managing Director of VitreaLab)

Dr. med. univ. Jama Nateqi (Founder & CEO of Symptoma)

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12:05 pm - 12:35 pm
Q&A-Session
Q&A-Session
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Afternoon Session
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01:05 pm - 01:15 pm
Overview of afternoon sessions by
Overview of afternoon sessions by

Mag. Jasmin Güngör

Mag. Dejan Jovicevic

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01:15 pm - 01:30 pm
Keynote
Keynote

Dr. Harald Mahrer (President of of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber)

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01:30 pm - 01:45 pm
Keynote "Perspective from the USA"
Keynote "Perspective from the USA"

John Cumbers, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO of SynBioBeta

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01:45 pm - 02:05 pm
Q&A-Session
Q&A-Session
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02:05 pm - 02:50 pm
Panel "Venture Capital for Spin-offs"
Panel "Venture Capital for Spin-offs"

Dr. Hermann Hauser (Co-Founder Amadeus Capital Partners, Vice-Chair EIC Pilot Advisory Board)

DI Herbert Gartner (Co-Founder & CEO of eQventure)

Lucian Wagner (General Partner at Privilege Ventures AG, Zurich)

Mag. Markus Wanko, MBA, MSc. (Managing Partner at IST cube)

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02:50 pm - 03:20 pm
International Best Practice Examples
International Best Practice Examples

Prof. Irit Sagi
Vice President for Technology Transfer
at The Weizmann Institute of Science

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03:20 pm - 03:30 pm
Q&A-Session
Q&A-Session
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03:30 pm - 04:00 pm
PANEL "AUSTRIAN TECH TRANSFER IN PRACTICE"
PANEL "AUSTRIAN TECH TRANSFER IN PRACTICE"

Priv. Doz. Dr. Sara Matt

Dr. Bernhard Astner

MMag. Jörg Schönbacher

Mag. Elmar Pichl

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04:00 pm - 04:15 pm
Panel "Sponsors"
Panel "Sponsors"
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04:15 pm - 04:25 pm
Presentation: Spin-off Dashboard Austria - SODA21
Presentation: Spin-off Dashboard Austria - SODA21

Prof. DI Dr. Harald Kainz (Rector of Graz University of Technology)

DI Dr. Ludovit Garzik (Managing Director of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development)

Klara Brandstätter (Managing Director of I.E.C.T. Hermann Hauser Management GmbH)

Prof. Dr. Carolin Häussler, MBR (Chair of Organisation, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship)

Dipl-Ing. Dr. Sabine Herlitschka, MBA (CEO & CTO at Infineon Technologies Austria)

Dr. Hermann Hauser (Co-Founder Amadeus Capital Partners, Vice-Chair EIC Pilot Advisory Board)

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04:25 pm - 04:55 pm
AWARD: THREE LEADING AUSTRIAN INSTITUTIONS
AWARD: THREE LEADING AUSTRIAN INSTITUTIONS

Prof. Dr. Carolin Häussler, MBR

Dipl-Ing. Dr. Sabine Herlitschka, MBA

Dr. Hermann Hauser

DI Herbert Gartner

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04:55 pm - 05:05 pm
Final Words
Final Words

Prof. Dr. Christoph Huber
Co-Founder of BioNTech

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speakers and panelists

Dr. Hermann Hauser
Co-Founder Amadeus Capital Partners, Vice-Chair EIC Pilot Advisory Board
DI Herbert Gartner
Co-Founder & CEO eQventure
Dr. Harald Mahrer
President Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
Priv.-Doz. DI Dr. Christian Timmerer
Co-Founder of Bitmovin

Moderation and Organisation

Mag. Jasmin Güngör
Investment Manager and Authorised Signatory of Hermann Hauser Investment GmbH
Lucas Hauser
Investment Manager of Hermann Hauser Investment GmbH
Klara Brandstätter
Managing Director of I.E.C.T. Hermann Hauser Management GmbH
Dejan Jovicevic (Moderation)
Co-Founder & CEO of "Der Brutkasten"

Registration

The Spin-off Austria Conference 2021 is an online event in cooperation with the Austrian media company Der Brutkasten that will be live-streamed via hopin.to. To join the conference follow the link below and register at hopin.to to get your free ticket:

Registration for 23. Nov 2021
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In cooperation with

Austrian Angels Investors Association
Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft
Federal Ministry Republic of Austria Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology
Federal Ministry Republic of Austria Digital and Economic Affairs
Federal Ministry Republic of Austria Education, Science and Research
Austria Wirtschaftsservice
Austrian Private Equity and Venture Capital Organisation
Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development
AplusB
Österreichische Universitätenkonferenz
Austrian Universities of Technology
Industriellen-Vereinigung
Wissenstransferzentrum
Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft
FWF - Die Wissenschaftsfonds
Hermann Hauser Investment GmBH
eQventure
IECT Hermann Hauser
Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
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