Institute for Entrepreneurship & InnovationRSS

The driving force behind company formation and the innovation process is the entrepreneurial act. In a fast-changing and increasingly complex world, emerging and established companies must continuously challenge and rediscover themselves through innovation.

Our teaching programs present students with state-of-the-art knowledge in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. Our teaching is informed by our research, in which we tackle highly relevant open questions. We continuously communicate our findings in top international journals and conferences.

In research and teaching, we can rely on our extensive network of well-known partners from international corporates, start-ups, distinguished academic institutions and government bodies.

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E&I 1000 projects

E&I celebrates anniversary - The 1,000th innovation project together with practice partners

The Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (E&I) at WU Vienna celebrates the thousandth successful innovation project. For 20 years, WU students in the Institute's courses have been cooperating…


E&I at the 3rd ECN Conference in Linz

Under the motto 'passionate about unipreneurship,' the third ECN Conference took place on September 13 and 14, 2023 in Linz, Upper Austria. In addition to getting to know the Upper Austrian startup…


Announcement of successful applications to the specialization

Applicants to the E&I specialization in the winter semester 2023/24 have been informed about the outcome of their application today via e-mail to their WU student account.


Annual E&I Institute Strategy Workshop

Once every year, the whole E&I Team dedicates some days to reflect the past year and strategically plan the next one ahead.

Photo © EFA Bogdan Baraghin

Changemaker Market Day wins Pitch Competition @Forum Alpbach

E&I researchers Monique Schlömmer and Melina Mazzucato win MEGA Bildungsstiftung pitch competition on economic and financial literacy at the Forum Alpbach with the Changemaker Market Day


Admission to the E&I specialization is open

Application to the specialization Entrepreneurship & Innovation is open from August 23 until September 3, 2023 at 11:59 pm.

assistant professor

We are hiring: Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)

Do you want to advance your research in the field of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, while teaching at one of Europe’s largest and most modern business and economics universities?

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Design Thinking in Practice - The case of WienerLinien

The E&I institute is proud to share another submission of a Bachelor thesis in the newly introduced video thesis format.

One Semester in 45 seconds? The E&I Touchdown is the event for everyone interested in Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
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