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Merry Christmas from E&I

After a year full of challenges we hope you will have some merry Christmas-days and take some time to recharge!

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Our project partner IoT Baseplate wins several awards

The start-up IoT Baseplate wins second place in the technology category of the i2b Business Plan Competition 2020 as the best start-up from the ITS / Smart City sector!

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We are hiring: Student assistant

Are you interested in gaining insights and actively participating in the research done by the E&I institute? Linn Kretzschmar is looking for a student assistant to support her with her research…

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Richard Olbrecht awarded netidee grant for research project

Richard Olbrecht, researcher & lecturer at the E&I Institute, has been awarded a netidee grant by the Internet Foundation Austria.

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E&I Alumni Lunch: Startup Funding in times of COVID-19

What funding challenges do start-ups face in the current crisis? How do they get fresh capital? What do investors and venture capitalists look for in times of crisis? And what practical advice and…

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My Corona Semester: How E&I students master the challenge of distance learning

One student team of the project course "Consulting" share their story of how they successfully created an innovation index for Austria's largest electricity provider: VERBUND.

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E&I Alumni startup "breathe ilo" closed a €3 million financing round

The up-and-coming Austrian FemTech company Carbomed Medical Solutions with its product breathe ilo recently closed a €3 million financing round.

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E&I alumna Cornelia Daniel awarded as Österreicherin des Jahres 2020

Cornelia Daniel is the founder of Dachgold. The company advises corporates on the best way to employ solar power systems (both photovoltaic and solar thermal).

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Podcast: Behind the scenes of E&I with Professor Franke

Dr. Florian Kandler – the Pitch Doktor – regularly invites guests from the entrepreneurship scene to his podcast “Gründer and Zünder”.

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Firms' resilience in times of crisis: A study conducted by E&I

The Corona crisis offers new opportunities for entrepreneurial firms. The E&I institute conducted a survey among 130 companies to understand how firms dealt with the new challenges.

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My Corona Semester

For the new semester, E&I students share their experiences and tips on how to master this extraordinary situation.

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SIMC Master celebrates 10 years and Top-10 ranking among Masters in Mangement worldwide

The annual World University Rankings issued by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) are among the best-known higher education rankings worldwide, alongside the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking. This year, WU…

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E&I Alumni meet up in Berlin

The community must go on! Great to see our E&I Alumni are also meeting up outside of Vienna.Klara Ritter, Bastian C. Külzer, Julian R. M. Richter, Florian Grossmann, Gorjan Lojpur and Gerke Buss…

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Barbara Mehner starts as a venture consultant at XPRENEURS

Last month, Barbara Mehner successfully defended her PhD thesis and is shortly before the full completion of her studies.

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Jan Fell awarded Experimental Research Grant

Jan Fell, Ph.D. student and Research Associate at the E&I Institute, has been awarded a WULABS Small Project Grant by WU’s Competence Center for Experimental Research.  The grant allows to perform…

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Announcement of successful applications to the specialization

Applicants to the E&I specialization in the winter semester 2020/21 have been informed about the outcome of their application today via e-mail to their WU student account.

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Annual E&I Institute Strategy Workshop

One and a half days in Melk: new ideas, new initiatives and good vibes

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Maskee.me x E&I Design Contest

For the upcoming semester E&I would like to provide students and staff with an individual E&I mask and we want you to be the designer.

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Admission to the specialization E&I

As of today, applications for the specialization at the E&I Institute will be accepted again. The application deadline is September 6, 2020 at 23:59.

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Welcome Christina Pichler

With the start of August, Christina Pichler joined the E&I team as an institute manager. As the E&I faculty is constantly growing, the new position of an institute manager was created. In this…

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Dr. Kathrin Reinsberger starts as Assistant Professor (TT) at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)

E&I is pleased to announce that faculty member Dr. Kathrin Reinsberger has been appointed as Assistant Professor (tenure track) at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), one of Europe’s leading business…

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Bachelor Theses Opportunities

Write your thesis and participate in our ongoing research projects

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Grant awarded for Research on “Fostering Academic and Corporate Spinoffs”

A joint research project led by Klaus Marhold, Jan Fell (both E&I) and Rudolf Dömötör (WU Entrepreneurship Center) has recently been awarded a multi-year research grant by the WU Anniversary Fund of…

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

The Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is looking for an Assistant professor non-tenure track.

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Enjoy your summer holidays!

It has been an extraordinary semester and we thank all E&I students for their outstanding collaboration with the E&I faculty.

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E&I Teaching highlighted as "Good-practice example"

E&I's popular "Garage" course has been recently featured in the Austrian Ministry of Education's "Atlas der Guten Lehre"

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Quick and easy: The improved E&I application process

Learn more about the new process for applying to Entrepreneurship & Innovation, one of WU’s most favorite specializations

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E&I Touchdown: An entrepreneurial mindset as a winning factor during the crisis

Searching for new application fields for new technologies, accompanying the global rollout of an ideation management system, or identifying new KPIs for innovation in a company. These are only three…

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E&I Alumni Lunch: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franke and Barbara Janczer

Our second E&I Alumni Lunch was a special one: not only because of its scheduled time (it was a late lunch due to the time difference to San Francisco, USA) but also because of our two discussants…

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New publication on user innovation in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke (WU Vienna) and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Lüthje (Hamburg University of Technology) published a book chapter on the topic of user innovation in the Oxford Research…

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E&I Specialization Presentation and Virtual Q&A

Learn more about our specialization in a new presentation and join our Q&A on June 16th

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WU Entrepreneurship Center: 5th anniversary

WU Entrepreneurship Center is the first place to go at WU campus if you are interested in entrepreneurship. No matter if you are a student or not: the services are open to everyone and are free of…

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WU students made it to the Hult Prize Regional Finals with TourneSol project

The Hult Prize is a global social entrepreneurship competition that takes place every year. The best ideas are crowd-sourced by over 2000 colleges and universities worldwide to solve social problems…

E&I during the Corona measures

Information on the ongoing operation and measures taken by the E&I Institute

Call for Bachelor Theses at E&I

We are looking for students who want to write their bachelor thesis at E&I. We have put together a list of interesting topics for you to select (see the file below). If none of these topics appeal to…

E&I congratulates Dr. Philipp Topic for successfully completing his PhD

Mr. Topic’s research addresses the topic of self-selection in crowdsourcing contests. During his time at E&I, he also taught several classes on Bachelor and Master level, such as New Business…

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E&I welcomes new Fullbright-Hall Professor for Entrepreneurship

The E&I Institute is honored to welcome Prof. Julie Elston, the Fulbright-Kathryn and Craig Hall Distinguished Chair for Entrepreneurship at WU for the Summer Term 2019.

E&I Welcome Day

E&I admitted the 36th class of students to the SBWL as part of the E&I Welcome Day.

E&I publishes book on Social Online Learning

Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke, Dr. Rudolf Dömötör, Dr. Martin Finkenzeller and Vinzenz Treytl recently published a book with the title "Social Online Learning". This book incorporates state-of-the-art…

DOC Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences at the Institute of Entrepreneurship & Innovation

E&I is proud to announce that Stefan Bolzenius is awarded with the DOC Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Founded in 1847 as a society of scholars, the Austrian Academy of Sciences is…

Announcement of successful applications to the specialization

Applicants to the E&I specialization in the summer semester 2020 have been informed about the outcome of their application today via e-mail to their WU student account.

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Welcome Thomas Pannermayer

With the start of February, Thomas Pannermayer joined the E&I team as Researcher & Lecturer. Before joining the E&I team in 2020, Mr. Pannermayer worked in the consulting industry. Moreover, he…

Prof. Franke wins INFORMS TIMES Best Paper Award

Prof. Franke recently won a major paper award by one of the leading academic publishers

From zero to 2 million in 45 seconds?

The evening of the E&I Touchdown is dedicated to entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as the successful interlinking of university and practice. The event is hosted by the Institute for…

Student job opportunities at E&I

Studienassistent gesucht / Looking for a student assistant

Admission to the specialization E&I

As of today, applications for the specialization at the E&I Institute will be accepted again. The application deadline is 02.02.2020 at 23:59.

Research and Waltz 2020

Vienna is widely known as the ‘City of Waltz’ and for its fancy balls in beautiful historical settings. Equally, the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is globally renowned as one of the…

E&I at the DRUID Academy 2020

Sophie Quach (E&I researcher and lecturer) is currently in Odense, Denmark to attend the DRUID Academy 2020. This academy addresses PhD students and aims to help them with the paper development…

Merry Christmas from the E&I Team

The whole team of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation wishes all of our students, project partners, coaches, and friends of our institute a Merry Christmas and all the best for the New…