Vertical Innovation

10-11 November 2017

IDM Südtirol - Alto Adige


Challenge yourself and your team in building an innovative prototype or solution. Designers, developers, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts are invited to join the event.


Study Tour to San Francisco
offered by Stiftung Südtiroler Sparkasse

Meet with experts of blockbuster companies in San Francisco and have the chance to present your idea and to collect experience by experts in the valley.

Show to the jury how our society can use technology to have a sustainable planet in 2030. Will we use artificial intelligence through augmented reality and have self-driving flying cars? We don't know yet! Inspire us and get us excited through your project prototype!

Your prototype should work on every device. And your prototype has to be in HTML5 and be cross-platform and cross-device (smartphones, laptops, etc.)

Be part of a startup!
offered by Tyrolean Business Angel

You and your team will receive the support and the money of a business angel to transform your idea into a real startup. To test your prototype on the field the winning team will have the opportunity to found a company together with Harald Oberrauch with a clear mission to participate at a possible exit. 
To win you have to show to the jury a concept and prototype of an app that shows you a calendar of all the golf tournaments in South Tyrol in one view. 
Your prototype has to be in HTML5 and be cross-platform and cross-device (smartphones, laptops, etc.)
Find golf tournaments. 

Find golfers nearby.

Send requests and get availability in real time. 
The app as to allow you to register you at a tournament and has to allow you to find friends interested in playing a golf tournament on the fly. 

Amazon Vouchers
offered by Würth Phoenix S.r.l.

Every team member will get an Amazon Voucher for 100,00 € each.

How can new technologies reduce barriers in daily lives for aged people or for persons with disabilities? How can smart environments break the accessibility barriers, what kind of impact can advances in Augmented Reality or in Internet of Things have?

Your Project uses technologies related to Internet of Things and/or Augmented Reality.

culture kit
offered by Interreg V-A project “Lichtbild. Argento Vivo”

Kit of books, films, posters and free tickets to South Tyrolean museums, cinema and theater.

Create an innovative way to bring culture in people's everyday life and show the jury how to use museum and cultural Open Data in innovative applications.

The use of cultural Open Data

Wellness day in South Tyrol
systems Gmbh

4 vouchers for a wellness day including breakfast buffet in Hotel Quellenhof**** in South Tyrol (1 voucher valid for 1 person).


Create a solution to make the tourism in South Tyrol more smart and sustainable. Your solution should help to provide our guests an exciting and unforgettable vacation experience.
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What can you do to make the region you are living in more innovative and sustainable?

2 days, 24 hours, different topics to work on, one jury and amazing prizes.

Inventors and creative people: developers, as well as designers, data experts, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts. We welcome different ideas, backgrounds and competences.

We always have in mind Open Data and Open Source projects, as we want to promote an open and innovative culture. The presentations and the code will be published on a public git repository as Open Source prototype.




Register to participate

To participate you must register! You can also sign up with a last minute registration.


Play solo or team up

Participants can present their project as an individual as well as a team.


Build and present your working prototype

We usually like to see innovative projects that could improve people's lives.


Let the jury decide and possibly win!

The jury, composed of open data and technology experts, will choose the winner for every single prize.


Day 1 Friday 10th
12:30 Check In
13:00 Networking lunch - joint with SFScon
14:00 Opening & Participants Introduction
15:00 Time starts and criteria are unlocked on the website
15:05 Prize criteria presentations by sponsors
16:00 Makerspace Session I opens
17:00 Coffee break
18:00 First project presentation round
19:30 Makerspace Session I closes
20:00 Dinner
nighttime Night time hacking
Day 2 Saturday 11th
07:00 Breakfast
08:00 Makerspace Session II opens
11:00 Test your project presentation!
12:30 Lunch
15:00 Time ends
15:05 Project presentation time
16:30 Jury retires to vote
17:00 Winner proclamation and aperitivo

What should you expect?
Take a look at our last edition!


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