Innovation Marathon

TU Austria invites you to apply for this years’ digital version of the 24h Innovation Marathon!

  • You are a creative thinker?
  • You like to puzzle over challenges and prototype stuff?
  • Teamworking is one of your many strengths?
  • Ready for virtual collaboration?

Then the Innovation Marathon is perfect for you!

At the Innovation Marathon, you work in interdisciplinary teams on real industry challenges. In the run for the best ideas, see what can happen in 24 hours in a likeminded team with diverse backgrounds and skills. We carefully transform the elements of physical collaboration into the digital world, have prepared a set of suitable online-collaboration tools and will guide you through the exciting, challenging and fun process – wherever you are located.


APPLY NOW (latest 12th of July 2021) for your spot in one of the teams and get the chance to innovate with one out of five top companies from Austrian industry.
The Timeline of the TU Austria Innovation Marathon (Central European Summer Time CEST)

Wednesday, August 25th, 18:30 – 20:30 - Kick-Off  
You will get to know your fellow team members and have the first teambuilding session.

Thursday, August 26th, 12:00: Let’s go!
The time is running! You will be working for 24 hours straight, but don’t worry: Five Innovation-Coaches will be there for you at all time.

Friday,  August 27th, 12:00: Gonggggg!!
The time is over! Ideas are put together, concepts are selected, the presentations are perfected, presented at the Main Stage of the European Forum Alpbach and the company supervisors are eager to hear all about your ideas!

Participation and Application

We invite you to apply to the Innovation-Marathon [1] as soon as possible, latest until 12th of July 2021. In the application form we invite you to submit a brief video and/or a résumé.
The tasks are given by five leading companies and TU Austria’s rectors will make sure your performance is valued.


You can find more details about the Innovation-Marathon on our website www.innovation-marathon.org or on facebook https://www.facebook.com/innovations.marathon.
We are looking forward to your application!

Mario Fallast on behalf of the TU Austria Innovation-Marathon Team

zum Teaser Video 2021: https://youtu.be/dWCTD0HqFZE


Dipl.-Ing. Mario Fallast
Forschungs- & Technologie-Haus \ Research & Technology House
Technische Universität Graz \ Graz University of Technology
Mandellstrasse  9/II
8010 Graz
Österreich \ Austria - Europe

+43 316 873 6038

Wissenstransferzentrum Süd (WTZ Süd) \ Knowledge Transfer Centre South (WTZ Süd)

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